Elif Kirci Elif Kirci

Elementary level


Abc Book
Abc Matching Handout

Main Aims

  • To improve students' initial and detailed reading skills in the context of reading hotel brochures.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To introduce and practice vocabulary related to hotels and their services
  • To provide students with opportunity to talk about their holidays and their hotel choices.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows some photos of a hotel. T asks general questions about the hotel. What is this place? Where is the hotel? Is it clean? Does it have one bed or to beds? Then, T talks about the hotel briefly saying that this is the hotel she stayed before. T asks 'Would you like to stay in this hotel? Why or why not?'. T elicits answers.

Pre-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and clarify the unknown vocabulary.

T says 'When you go on holiday and try to choose where to stay, you have lots of options. There are so many different hotels and you need to choose one. You may have to search for hours! However, they all offer different services. Now, look at your hand out. Match the pictures with the words above. You have three minutes.' T monitors and helps students if needed. Sts pair check before whole class feedback. T goes over the pronunciation one more time.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with initial reading task and get them familiar with the text

T tells students to read the text. T says :Now please read the text and decide which one do you like more? Which one do you want to stay? While answering, give at least 3 reasons.You have 5 minutes.' After they read and choose one of them, T makes them pair check. Then T elicits answers from the students.

Detailed Reading Task (9-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

T asks students to read the texts again and try to find which sentences belong to which hotel or if they don't belong to any hotels, they write N. ex 2 pg 58 T monitors and helps if needed. If they finish, students check their answers together, then T gives whole class feedback.

Semi-Controlled Speaking Activity (5-6 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and practice what they've learned

T reminds the sts of the lead-in, the hotel she stayed and her holiday briefly. T says "Now, it's your turn. Please look ax exercise 1. Think about your holiday last year and fill in the blanks. You have two minutes." After they're finished, T continues by saying 'Now please share your answers with your partner and ask for more details.'

Freer Practice (4-5 minutes) • To enable students practice the new vocabulary in a meaningful context

T says "Now, please create your own hotel, give it a name and write at least three things about your dream hotel. " T monitors students and when they finish, they share their hotels with each other.

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