To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about homeschooling in the context of education
To provide product writing practice of a list in the context of distance education
Procedure (61-90 minutes)
T shows Ss some pictures of "homeschooling" and normal schools and asks Ss "what's the difference between these pictures?" (elicit study at home, parents teaching children...) in pairs talk about which one do you like more
T asks Ss to match new vocabulary with their meanings. then check their answers in pairs. finally, T checks and gives feedback.
T asks Ss to read the text fast and select the best topic for it (from 3 available). then they check answers in pairs.
T divides Ss into two groups (green and red). one of them reads the first half of the reading (advantages) and the other group reads the second half (disadvantages). then T pairs up Ss from different groups to tell each other about their own halves.
Ss do the listening on page 11. First part A, check their answer with T. then part B, check their answers in pairs.
Ss read part 3 on page 11 and talk to their group about advantages and disadvantages of distance education and make a list.
T asks Ss to write a paragraph about advantages and disadvantages of distance education using the sample and the reading on page 10 as models.
Ss do part 4 on page 11 in pairs