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Intermediate level


In this lesson students will be separated into two groups and one will read about karaoke whereas the other group will be reading about IPod. Students will comprehend and summarize the texts they read and talk about inventions and inventors.


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Main Aims

  • To provide scan and detailed reading practice using a text about karaoke and iPod in the context of business idea.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of business idea.
  • To provide clarification of invention related vocabulary in the context of business idea.


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

Show them a picture of people doing karaoke and an iPod. Elicit answers to clarify the meaning and elicit the word 'inventor'. Have them connect the words to set the context.

Pre-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Pre-teach the vocabulary by focusing on the MFP; karaoke, iPod, patent, invention, inventor, praise, venture Ss look at Ex.1 and guess the characteristics of the inventors.

While-Reading #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

Students read the text assigned to them to check their predictions; Group A: The Text on p.22 Group B: The Text on p.119 They compare their answers in pairs.

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

Ss read again summarize the texts they read. (p.22-119: 3a) They pair up with the members of the other group and summarize their text to each other. They also discuss how these men are similar or different. Elicit ideas and draw a Venn diagram on the board to note down their answers.

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

Students complete Ex. 4 and 5 individually and then check their answers in pairs. Check understanding by asking questions about the topic and the vocabulary learned.

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