Ahmad Akkad Ahmad Akkad

Pre-intermediate level


This lesson continues with the same general context as the previous but moves them onto a reading followed by some vocabulary. Ss might know some of this vocabulary, but think about how to check meaning. Remember, reading is the main aim, so follow the stages for a receptive skills lesson.


Abc English Unlimited– Ss Bk,

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about Food and you in the context of food

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a kinds of food in the context of food


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students and connect with the previous lesson.

Provide photos of some kinds of food onto the board and ask Ss where we can find them. Then ask them which kinds they prefer to buy and why. (Ex1 p28)

Vocaulary clarification (6-10 minutes) • To provide students with the meaning of the new words.

Set a matching Ex, kinds of food words with their pictures, handouts vocabulary to Ss and they have to stick it with the related picture onto the board, working in pairs and W/C FB. Then drilling the words.

Pre-Reading (gist-reading) (7-9 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Set an initial reading task by showing a picture of the writer with the topic and ask a question ''do you think she likes supermarket?'' then let Ss read the first paragraph to find out. Afterward, set ex 2 and ask Ss to read individual and check FB in groups then W/C.

While-Reading (in-sepecific reading) (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with specific information reading tasks

Set Ex 3, divide Ss into groups to think about the Ex but adapt it to true/false statements. Show the answer on the board and make W/C FB.

Speaking (8-10 minutes) • To encurage Students to speake

Set Ex 7, let Ss speak in pairs then change with another peer. doing little-delayed error correction.

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