Zeynep Arslan Zeynep Arslan

TP5A, Machines
Intermediate level


In this lesson, the SS will be engaged in receptive skill by reading for the gist with a text about technology.The lesson starts with pictures and discussion about them.This is followed by a pre-teach vocabulary part from the text, and with while reading exercises, the SS will get a general idea about the text.Finally, in the post-reading part, after the topic is given to the groups, the SS will discuss on technology.


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about technology in the context of machine.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of technology in the context of machines and discuss about the inventions in the last 100 years.


Stage 1 Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To get ss engage about technology

- The teacher shows the real machines in the classroom and then the pictures about inventions on the wall. - The whole class starts to discuss about 'which one is the most important invention?' which one may be the first invention? which one do we use a lot in our daily life? which one is the most beneficial invention?

Stage 2 Pre-teach Vocabulary (6-8 minutes) • To teach the target words related with the topic

-The teacher teaches 'long-distance travel, invent, influential,set out, affordable, amplifier' through ECDW.

Stage 3 Prediction text (1-2 minutes) • To talk about the title and picture

-T projects the picture of the reading text and the whole class previews the picture and discusses about the title.

Stage 4 Skimming (2-5 minutes) • To provide ss general information for the text.

-The ss read the paragraphs individually and match the headings from a to e. -When they finish, the ss check the answers in pairs. -The whole class discusses the answers.

Stage 5 Scanning the text (2-5 minutes) • Reading for specific information

- The ss read the text quickly and find details about numbers and information individually. -Then, the teacher divides the ss into two groups and the ss find the related sentences around the classroom. When they finish finding the sentences, the ss check what the sentence is about.

Stage 6 Reading for detail (3-8 minutes) • To gain a deeper and more comprehensive understanding of the text

-The teacher divides the ss into two groups. - The teacher gives three different questions for each group. -The ss answer the questions with their group. -Then two students from each group comes and explain the questions. -Finally, two students from each group go out and find the answer and check their answer in pairs.

Stage 7 Reading for detail (4-6 minutes) • To get the details through the text.

- The teacher distributes true-false exercise. -The ss read and find which sentence is true or false individually and check the answers in pairs. -Then, the ss unfold the paper to check the answers.

Stage 8 Post-reading (5-10 minutes) • To give the ss a chance to discuss on the topic

- The teacher divides the ss into three groups 'Group Medicine, Group Education and Group Travel' and gives them the topic about technology. -The ss write their notes while discussing and brainstorming. -Teacher monitors when they discuss. -When they finish their discussion, the teacher sticks three papers on the wall. -Finally, the whole class discusses which ideas are true or not.

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