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Pre-intermediate level


Abc Handouts
Abc Ss Bk

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed comprehension of reading describing an event.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice in the context of telling a story.


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

- Recycle vocabulary and introduce the story by focusing on the picture of the book and the title .

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

- Set the reading task. - Students in pairs read and answer the questions(Ex.1) - Give learners some lexis to predict the story and make a story in pairs.(Ex.2) - Report to the class

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

- Set the task. give time to read individually. - Check their guess whether they were true or not - Ask to do the exercise (put the story in order) for gist

While-Reading/Listening #2 (10-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

- Read to answer the question(Ex.3) for detailed information - Students tell the story in pairs and report it to class - Ask students to look at the reading text again and highlight the sentences followed by during, when, after, as,later, and then. prepare some CCQ to recognize their usage. During and after are preposition;they are followed by nouns or phrases : during the concert/during rush hour : after half an hour later comes after a time phrase :half an hour later,two days later as +a sentence as I was driving - Prepare a gap-filler task to complete it with the lexis in the box - Ask for pair work to check - Give feedback - Ask learners to to report the story to the class using 4,3,2, fluency games using the prepositions this time.

Post-Reading/Listening (10-15 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- Set the task -Ask learners in group talk about advantages and disadvantages of being a taxi driver - Report it to the class

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