Pre-Intermediate A2 level
To provide Ss practice in reading for gist, specific information and detail in the context of "Wedding Bells"
To give Ss practice in speaking in the context of "If you Ask Me" for fluency and practice using the new vocabulary
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
-project a question for students to discuss: "Marriage is a thing of the past" - Ss think-pair and share their ideas before the open FB. - prompt Ss to predict what the text is about.
- explain some vocabulary related to the text through matching words to their definitions. - students check their answers in pairs/groups - Take FB from students - Ask some CCQs to check their understanding -Drill for pronunciation.
- Ss read the passage to check if their predictions are correct. - prompt peer check to build their confidence before an open class FB - W/C FB
- Hand out parts of the texts on strips of cards for the students to put in order. - Ss will work in groups within a time limit. - Monitor and record any problem areas to focus on in feedback if needed. - prompt early finishers to re-tell some details from the story. - Show the order of the text and take FB
-Ask Ss some questions related to the text: 1. is marriage changing in your country? how? 2. at what age do people usually get married? 3. what are the advantages and disadvantages of getting married? - Ss share their ideas with the class. - General FB