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Kamyab Esmi / Reading
Pre-Intermediate (PI1) level


This reading task is designed based on 'Pre/while/Post' strategy .This lesson plan starts with an 'pre-reading' phase related to the topic of the reading which students' mental and emotional dimensions are stimulated. This will be followed by the 'while-reading' phase which students are involved with scanning and skimming practice.This lesson plan is going to conclude in 'post-reading' phase with a free-practice to evaluate and rely on student's learning and understanding of the lesson.


Abc Clip for lead-in
Abc Book page 16/question 1 for lead-in
Abc Page 17/ question 3 for scanning
Abc Book page 16/ question 2 for skimming

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about inventions in the context of Technology

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of inventions, transmit, analogue in the context of technology


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • Building up rapport

a. Teacher sets the scene . B. Teacher greets the class and asks how they feel .

Pre-Reading (5-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

a. Teacher asks students to question '1' which is written before the reading passage. Question 1: How often do you watch television?. Question 2: Which programs and TV channels do you prefer? why? b. Teacher sets 1 minutes for students to think and take notes? c. Students share their ideas voluntarily in class. d. Teacher show a short clip about the change of TV sets including the blocking words. f. Teacher teaches blocking words which were elicited from the clip. g. Teacher gives feedback on content ICQ: 1. Are you going to think and take notes? 2. Are you going to share ideas with your elbow-partner? 3. How much time? ICQ: INVENTION 1. Are inventions new or old things ? 2. Is TV an invention? 3. Is invention a noun or a verb? TRANSMIT 4. Is it a verb? 5. when transmits a picture or message, does it send it out with signals? ANALOGUE 6. Is an analogue TV set an older set of TV? 7. Is it a verb?

While-Reading (skimmimg) (3-4 minutes) • To provide students with the gist of reading

a. Teacher asks students to reading question 2 before reading part. b. Students skim the text and choose the correct potion.(just 1 min) c. Teacher asks students to announce the correct option randomly and then he say the answer. ICQ: 1. Do you read the text carefully or skim it? 2. How much time to skim?

While-Reading (Scanning) (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed

a.Teacher divides the class into 4 groups of 3 members.l based on numbers. 1,2,3. Then those who are number 1 should seat togerher, numbers 2s together and number 3s together. b. Teacher asks students to take a look at exercise 3 read the statements and years. c. Students scan the text and match statements with years. d. Students discuss their answers in groups e. Teacher checks the answers in class. ICQ: 1. 1, 2, 3/ 1, 2,…? 2. Do you skim or scan? 3. Do you match the years with statements? 4. Do you check answers in groups?

Post-Reading (10-15 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

a. Students stay in their previous groups b. Teacher gives each group 3 electronical devices' names (Cellphone/ tablet/ satellite ) c. Each group chooses 1 device and makes a list of changes they like to make about the device.(teacher monitors) d. One student from each group reports the changes they like to make in class. f. Teachers give feedback on content g.teacher gives feedback on language ICQ: 1. Do you make new groups or stay in you previous groups? 2. Do you choose one device o two? 3. Do you make a list of changes for the device you chose?

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