Pinar Atalay Pinar Atalay

Intermediate - B1 level


In this lesson SS will practice reading stages by a text with different types of tours and then they will discuss their opinions about these tours and holiday in general in the context of Travelling / Perfect Day.


Abc Gallery Reading Posters
Abc Reading for Gist Cutups
Abc Inference HO
Abc Detailed Reading HO
Abc Lead-in Cutups
Abc Speaking/ Pre-reading PPT

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, detailed and inference reading practice using a text about different types of tours in the context of travelling

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of travelling


1.Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • to introduce the key themes of the lesson

Write a. holiday b.excursion c weekend break d.journey e.tour on WB. Give out the stories to SS. SS stand up and match the story to each of these trips. If they ask about excursion ask CCQs: Do you go to many places or to one place during an excursion? One place If you go to several places what do we call this kind of trip? Tour

2. Speaking (4-5 minutes) • to provide free speaking practice about day trips

Students will ask and answer 2 questions they see in the ppt in pairs. Later in groups of three they make a list of 5 most important things for a good day out. They compare their answers with the other group.

3. Pre-reading (2-3 minutes) • to provide prediction of the topic of the text

show the shamrock and ask 'what does it remind you of?' Elicit Ireland. Show them the name Emerald Tours and ask; 'What kinds of tours do they arrange?' SS discuss in pairs.

4. Reading for Gist (4-5 minutes) • to provide the main idea of the reading text

Give out the 4 headings. SS match the headings with the texts A-D on the walls in pairs by skimming through the texts. They check others' answers.

5. Detailed Reading (8-10 minutes) • to provide further understanding of the text

Pass on the Detailed Reading HO with ex.2. SS read the texts carefully to match the comments to the excursions in the texts in pairs. Then they change partners and compare their answers.

6. Reading Inference (9-10 minutes) • to provide analysis of the information

SS work in pairs to decide which excursion A-D is suitable for the people in ex.3. Later they compare their answers with other pairs.

7. Post- Reading (8-9 minutes) • to provide freer speaking practice

SS get together in groups of 3 and first they try to agree on one of the day trips to go together. Later they look back at the inference HO and the people mentioned. They choose a place in ─░stanbul which is suitable for the people in ex.3.

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