Shrooq Abusharkh Shrooq Abusharkh

Reading, TP8
beginners level


In this lesson, Ss will learn new phrases that are used with internet through a guided discovery based on a reading text three people using the internet. The lesson starts with a discussion about internet. This is followed by reading for gist and for more details. finally they will have a listening task to be able to do the post reading task.


Abc handouts

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about the internet in the context of a text about how three people use the internt.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of things people do online in the context of a text about how three people use the internet


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

Ss will see some pictures for online websites and will discuss these questions with their partners: What are these? When we use these websites? What do we need to use them? Where we can use them?

Pre-Reading (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Pre-Reading 1: Ss will be devided into two groups and will play a game. Flash cards will be hanged on the wall for the words that are used in the phrases. Ss must pick one verb flash card and put it with one noun flash card and stick them on the sub board. The group that will have more phrases will be the winner. Pre-Reading 2: Ss will work in pairs and fill in the gaps with wrds from the box to make reasonable phrases. Ss will listen to the phrases and repeat to practice them.

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

Ss will be introduced to the text by looking at the pictures of the three people and how they use the internet. Ss will read quickly and answer these questions about the text: Who likes online shopping? Who uses internet a lot?

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

Ss will read again and fill in the gaps with information about the three people on a handout. Peer check. Ss will read again and underline phrases they had in the first stage. peer check. Ss will choose the correct verb that must be used in column A questions of a questionnaire. If time: Ss will listen to Sam's interview and put a tick or a cross in column B of the questionnaire. Peer-check If time: Ss will listen again and answer the questions on the handout. Peer-check

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

Ss will work in pairs and will ask their partners the questions in column A and fill in column B with a tick or a cross according to the information taken from their partners. From each pair, S will tell the class about his/ her partner.

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