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tourist trial
beginner level


This lesson sets a general context for all lessons through a reading lesson. Your text also provides the source for the grammar in the following lesson. Feel free to adapt the material as you wish, but you should follow the stages for a receptive skills lesson.


Abc tourist trail

Main Aims

  • To provide reading skills in the context of tourist trail

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide speaking and review vocabulary in the context of tourist trail.


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

To show pictures of tourists and elicit from the students about the topic and then ask students to speak in pairs about the given questions e.g what time of year do tourists come to your country?

Pre-teach vocabulary (3-5 minutes) • To give awareness of some of the words.

show photos of the some objects on the whiteboard through the projector and then some lexis are shown on the board to match the words with the correct objects.

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

Show the photo of machu picchu to elicit from the learners what it is. Words are shown on the whiteboard and the learners are asked which words they believe they will possibly find in the text.

While-Reading #1 (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

they read the article and underline the words which they were anticipating to get in the text.

While-Reading #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Students read the articles and decide which of the given sentences are true and false. After that, they will correct the false sentences.

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

Students underline any ideas or phrases that make arguments for or against the cable car plan. When they have found these, collect ideas on the board, then ask students to say which they agree with and why.

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