Mariam Mariam

Daily lives
Elementary adults level


TP 3


Abc Hand-outs from English File Elementary, Whiteboard, Overhead projector, Pictures on ppt.

Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about Daily lives in the context of stress levels

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about Daily lives in the context of stress levels


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

1.Show a picture of a stressed person on the OHP. 2.Try to elicit the word stressed from ss by asking CCQs 1.Is he happy? No 2.Is he tired? Yes 3.Set the context of a stress levels in life.

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

1.Try to elicit the meaning of the words that might make ss do not understand the article. -Guide, canteen, pick up, cycle, babysitter ...I will clarify the meaning by using a picture on the OHD. 2.Give situational presentation about my life using some of the highlighted words in the article. .I wake up at 6:00 in the morning, I have to get dressed quickly, prepare my breakfast, walk for 15 minutes to catch the bus, it takes me 1 hour to go to my work, I have to stay there from 8:00 till 5:00. Come back home to do extra work assignments, then go to bed at 10:00. This is very stressful.

While-reading 1 • to provide students with less challenging reading for gist for specific information

1.Ask ss to read the article to answer these questions. -How old is Luisa's son? (9 years old) -What does Louisa have for breakfast? ( a sandwich) -When does Luisa pick up George? (5:30)

While-Reading/Listening #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed reading task.

1.Make pairs of A and B, handle the A's set of questions and B's another set of questions. 2.Ask students to read the students to read the article for more details to answer then questions given to them. 3.Provide them with ans. key. On p.31 (Listening) 1.Make ss listen to audio 3.6 to arrange the pictures. 2.Provide them with ans. key. 3.Make ss listen to audio 3.7 to answer the questions on p.31, let them check in pairs, then provide them with ans. key. 4.Make ss listen to audio 3.8. -to answer the question What is Professor Parker advice?

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide ss with an opportunity to respond to the text productively.

1.Give them 1 minute to write notes about their daily life. 2.In groups tell your friends about your day using these question as a guide for their talk 1.When do you wake up? 2.How do you start your day? 3.How do you go and come back from to your university?

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