Kamal Kamal

Health and fitness
Pre-intermediate level


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about enjoyable types of exercise in the context of health and fitness

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of enjoyable types of exercise in the context of health and fitness


Warmer (5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- T plays hangman with the words "Health and Fitness" using hangmanwords.com. - Ss are asked what comes to their mind when they hear these words. - T writes Ss' answers on the board.

Pre-Reading (11 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

- T tells Ss about his past experience regarding doing exercise and going to the gym. (3 mnts) - Ss are asked to talk about their own personal experiences going to the gym by answering some questions (HO1). - T elicits some WCFB

While-Reading/Listening #1 (12-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

- Students are asked to look at the photo and the title and guess what the text is going to be about. - Students are given 2 minutes to skim the text to check their answers. - T writes the following headings on the board: Surfercise School Fit Boogiecise Trampo-lean - Ss are asked to match them to the headings - Ss compare answers in pairs - T elicits answers from ss

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

- T asks Ss "Which exercise is good for people who like to dance?" - T elicits Boogiecise. - Ss are referred to exercise 3 and are asked to answer the questions individually. - Ss compare answers when they finish. - T elicits answers from Ss - T writes "becoming interested in" and makes sure students understand what it means. - Ss are asked to find phrases in the text that have the same meaning. - Ss check answers in pairs. - T gets WCFB

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- T draws a stick figure on the board and asks Ss to give it a name. - T tells ss that this person is lazy and does not do any sports or exercise. "He wants to start doing sport but he thinks it is boring. He needs your help. What advice can you give him to get into doing exercise?" - T elicits some ideas and then asks them to answer this question and 3 more in groups of three. (HO1). - Students are given 4 minutes. - When Ss finish, T gets some FB and concludes the lesson

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