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Protests / Reading
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will focus on reading and vocabulary about protests. Also, they are expected to use these new words for speaking activity at the end.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of reading and vocabulary in the context of demostrations

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of demostrations


Warm-up (4-5 minutes) • To make Ss ready for the topic and make a wonder about it.

Teacher asks the questions in exercise 1 on p78. Ss are expected to talk about the topic. Then, they will be asked about important demonstrations in the world.

Video / Top 10 Protests That Changed The World (7-8 minutes) • Make Ss ready for the topic and give background info

The video is shown and students are expected to answer some questions about it. There will be some pre-video questions. So that Ss will focus more. After the video, Ss are shown a slide that asks questions about the video.

Reading (4-5 minutes) • Skim and scan the reading for headings

Ss are given the text and asked to skim and scan it in a short time. So that they can find the suitable headings for the text.

Vocab (5-6 minutes) • To teach new vocabulary

Students are shown a slide about the vocabulary in the text and asked to find the correct option.

Detailed reading, last sentence (5-6 minutes) • Let Ss read the text again in detail

Ss will read the text again but this time they will do it in detail and asked to find the missing last sentences in exercise 3.

Vocab (4-5 minutes) • To understand the words deeply

Students will look at exercise 4 and find the words in the text. Then they will be given HO1 to use them in other sentences.

Speaking (5-6 minutes) • To practice speaking in this context.

There will be 4 or 5 groups. Each group will be given a topic for a demonstration. They will be asked to find an interesting protest method.

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