Reading for gist and specif information.
To practice reading for gist and reading for specific information .
To do semi-controlled /less restricted speaking practice .
Procedure (23-35 minutes)
Show pictures of famous festivals in Egypt like :Eid Aladha ,Eid Alfitr ,The Easter (Sham El-Nassim ) Ask students : What are the people doing here ? Are they happy or sad ? Do they enjoy ? Where can you see this ? Students think until they understand the word festival .Drill it .
Ex1a-Ask the students to read paragraph one (in one minute's time) Then ask which picture on the lesson page goes with it .. -Then ask the students again to read paragraphs 2 & 3 and match each one with one of the remaining pictures .(Simplify the demonstration ) Give them an answer key . Ex 2 b. Ask the students to read paragraph 1 again then ask : 1-Where's it ?: 2-When is it ? . 3-What do people throw ? Drill the questions one by one ,and let students say each question's answer . Demo the controlled speaking by telling students to sit in groups and ask one another the same questions about each paragraph .Use ICQS to check understanding of the task .
Ex 2-b Ask the students about popular festivals in Egypt . Students answer :Eid Al-Adha ,Eid Al-Fitr ,,,,etc. (write 2 examples on the board ) Ask:What do people do on Eid Al-Adha ? Students : cut ,slay ,sacrifice (Don't repeat ss' answers ) Ask :Do people give money to children ? Students :Yes ,they do . Ask : Do children wear new clothes ? Students : Yes ,they do . Have the students sit in groups and ask one another about the other two Egyptian celebrations you wrote on the board .
Ex5 : Drill the questions . Demonstrate that the students are going to read the questions and then match with the answers above .Do examples 1& 2 with the students to simplify the demonstration . Let the students ask you and give correct models . Have students do this in closed and open pairs personalizing the questions about themselves : 1-What's your favourite time of the day ? 2-What's your favourite month ? 3-What's your favourite season ? 4-What's your favourite public holiday ?