Intermediate B1 level
To provide scan and detailed reading practice using a text about escape from a prisoner-of-war camp
To provide clarification and practice in the context of escape from a prisoner-of-war camp
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Revise items of clothing. Give ss handouts so that they match the appropriate items with correct words. Peercheck, Group-Check Ask ss which items are men's & women's clothing.
Give handouts the ss. Ask them to match the appropriate pictures with convenient sentences to elicit the vocabulary written in italics and bold. Peercheck. Group-check, drilling. Ask ss to predict what the text might be about, let them discuss among each other.
Ask ss to reorder the paragraphs. Peercheck, group-check. Ask ss to read the text again and make a list of everything Heinz wore when he was disguised as a)Mr. Budd, and b)the woman. (Mr. Budd: leggings, cap, mackintosh, bag, spectacles; woman: hat, muff, veil, jacket, skirt, belt) Ss come up to the board and marked them on PP. Ask ss to answer true or false statement. Peercheck/Group-check
Ask ss to read the text one more time in a more detailed way and discuss the questions in pairs without looking at the text. When they finish discussing ask them to check their answers with the other group.
Would they try to escape like Henz did? If yes why? If no why? What kind of escape plan would they create if they were a prisoner? Who has got the best escape plan?