Horoscope leading to vocabulary
To provide gist and detailed reading.
To introduce students to new vocabulary
To provide clarification of horoscope
Procedure (43-48 minutes)
The teacher show students to 12 horoscope signs ask them asks elicits that they are called star "signs" or "horoscope signs" then asks if they know their star sign in English and gets feedback from students. teacher rights the TL on the board. The T gives them HO and ask them to find out their own one and feedback.
T shows picture of Bill Clinton asks who he is and asks students if he is a believer of star signs gives students his birthday ask them to find out his star sign. same procedure is to be done with one other celebrity and finally with the Behzat C who is well known "secret police" in a TV series.T asks and elicits his job and finally T tells students "Horoscope is a waste of time" and elicits the meaning of "waste of time" and writes the word and phrases on the left side of the board
The asks students how often they read their horoscope and if they belive what it says or not? students discuss in two minutes and feedback. T gives instruction to read text and find the best title for it.
students read the text in 5 minutes and choose the best title and discuss with their partner and report to the class.Answer is -why you should read your horoscope.
T tells students that the article was badly torn out of the magazine asks them what the first word in each line of the paragraphs. sts work in peer and repport. Students read the text individually again in more details completes the sentences in exercise 4 and compare their answers in peer and repport back to the class
as students give the answer, teacher asks concept checking questions to clarify the meaning of the words and writes them on the board.
Students read the first four completed sentences and thick the ones they agree and dont agree and discuss why in peers and report the answers.
The t asks students if they believe that the dreams gives them some information about the future gets feedback. Students work in peer and given some pictures and some interpretetion A starts telling about their dream using the pictures.B listens and numbers the subjects in the box in order A speak about them. B then interprets A's dream in order which the things mentioned using the notes in the activity. Then they swap roles.T monitors and notes the mistake and corrects them after the activity.