Salem Ali Salem Ali

Demo Lesson Plan
Upper Intermadiate level


Abc Match pic with paragraph HO
Abc Post-Read Activity / HO
Abc Picture

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Bsiness Words in the context of Successful Business & Businessmen Models

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about Steve Jobs in the context of Biography of successful businessman


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I will elicit the topic key concept " Success " by showing some expressive pictures . Ss would talk about some successful people / companies they know and brainstorm the characteristics of these successful people/companies .

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

After brainstorming , Ss will work in pairs and match vocabs with their definitions / meanings . Pair feedback will occur and teacher with whole class will drill the pronunciation of new words . Ss to categorize words into ( verb , noun , adverb ....etc ) SS in pairs to use the above vocabs to describe a successful person they heard/read about and say why he/she has been so . Ss to share it in the whole group . Ss in pairs to fill in gaps the words in Ex ( D ) . Ss to guess the name of the person they see in the picture and match it with paragraph .

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Ss read the text individually and find out the main idea and give a new title for the text . Ss to find out the genre of the text .

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Ss to read the text again and answer the questions in (B) . Peer feedback , WCFB .

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Ss discuss their personal opinion about Steve Jobs ( positive & negative points ) . Ss can be divided into groups debating the personality of Steve Jobs . Ss in pairs express their vision how to be successful businessmen/ professional in the future . Common errors to be highlighted on the WB and WCFB . Assignment .

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