Receptive Skills: Vocabulary and Reading
To provide practice of receptive skill reading in the context of "New year's Festivals"
Introduce Vocabulary related to the context of "New year's Festivals"
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
T will provide pictures of different words related to the lesson theme ( Fireworks, Party, Parade, Presents, candles) and ask the SS what they see in those pictures, and elicit answers. T will then ask SS when do they see these things the most? What time of the year? - New Year This will gradually present the lesson subject to SS.
T will display 3 pictures of 3 New year's Festivals ( Diwali / The Chinese New year / New year's eve) along with little pieces of paper with the name of the festival written on it. T will then ask SS to match the picture of the festival with the correct name.
T will present the reading text and ask SS to read (Gist Reading / Skimming in order to check if their answers to the previous activity are correct. SS will skim the text/ while listening to it to check the answers individually. After they finish, T will ask them to work in pairs to check their answers. T will then provide Feedback.
T will ask SS to read again ( Detailed Reading) in order to tick the correct sentences or cross the false ones according to the text. T will play the Audio track for a second time to help SS understand. T will then ask SS to check their answers in pairs. After they finish T will give feedback.
T will write one question on the WB " What do you do at New Year?" T will then ask SS to work in pairs and discuss the question using phrases from the previou reading text. After they finish, T will ask SS about the answer of their partners.