Practice of reading for gist and specific information
To practise reading for gist in the context of talented teenagers.
To provide clarification of some vocabulary
To practise controlled speaking.
Procedure (30-49 minutes)
Demonstrate the following words: Reading / singing / playing the piano
Pre-teach the following words: -Worried / [wʌrid] (adj): demonstrate. -Talented /tæləntɪd/ ( adj) - Teenager /tiːneɪdʒər/ (n) Ask students about the boy in the picture: He has a very good voice, so he is ... is he a child or and adult ? - musical note: /ə mjuzɪkəl nəʊt/ (n) - Soul music: /səʊl mjuːzɪk/ (n) - countryside: /kʌntrɪˌsaɪd/ (n) Ask students about other countrysides in Tunisia. - bestseller: /bɛst sɛlə/ (n) Can you think o other bestsellers ?
Demonstrate the task very carefully. Divide them into 2 groups: each group reads a text. They check they check their answers.
Demonstrate the activity very carefully. Students of the same groups, A and B ask each other questions from exercise 3.
Demonstrate the activity very carefully. Pair the students: A/B and they tell each other about the characters of the texts. Provide answer keys.
Demonstrate the task carefully. Students work in open groups then in pairs.
Demonstrate the activity. Give the students woRd cards where there are activities mentioned ( sing, play rugby, dance,...) In each group, one of the students takes a word card and asks his partner if he/she can do it or not, then they stand up, move around the room and ask each other.