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Urban Life
pre-intermediate level


In this lesson student will learn about life in the city and life in the country.Learners will answer 1 pre-reading exercises, 1 while reading exercises and 1 free production post reading exercises


Abc pictures, Effective Reading pre - intermediate

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, detailed, deduction and inference reading practice using a text about World's Apart in the context of city and country life

Subsidiary Aims

  • phrases/ present simple


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

show students two pictures one about city life and one about country life. and elicit answers about what do you think life is like in the city and what is life like in the country.

Pre- reading (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Students to answer pre -reading exercise 1 Exc. 1- Match the words: 1- get up a- with friends 2- live in b-animals 3- feed c-early 4- meet up d- a flat 5- make e- to university 6- go f- fruit 7- listen g- a decision 8- pick h- to music

While reading practice : reading passage/ excercises for skimming and scanning (20-25 minutes) • develop reading skills

Students to read text individually and answer questions. Answer the following while reading the text: 1- ---------- lives in the city. ( Ronald- Jessica- both) 2- Inline 5 which phrase shows that Ronald and Jessica live very different lives?-------------- 3- The Family-------------------- at the market on Saturdays. a- to sell vegetables b- exchange vegetable c- give away fruits 4- Ronald spends his Sundays a- ------------------------------------ b- ------------------------------------ c- ----------------------------------- 4- ------------- Studies on Sundays (Ronaldo- Jessica- both) 5- inline 34 and 35 another way to say walking slowly without a particular purpose is-------------------. 6- On Saturdays Jessica likes to a- ---------------------- b- ---------------------- 7- Tick True or False a- On Sundays Ronald and Jessica stay home. ( ) b- Ronald lives in an apartment. ( ) c- Ronald family loves homemade food. ( ) d- Jessica's Family has big breakfast on Sundays. ( ) e- Jessica wake up late on Sundays. ( )

post reading practice (8-10 minutes) • Free practice

Complete the sentences with information about you. 1- At the weekend I always---------------------------------------------------------------------------------. 2- With my friends sometimes I---------------------------------------------------------------------------. 3- With my parents i never --------------------------------------------------------------------------------. At school I often ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. 4- In the evening ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. 5- In the morning I always----------------------------------------------------------------------------------.

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