Gokce Lap- TP1- Reading
To develop a selection of pre-reading strategies to improve the likelihood of comprehension and to learn new vocabularies.
To provide gist
To develop key reading sub-skills such as skimming, scanning, identifying the main ideas of texts or paragraphs, and guessing vocabulary from context.
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Which do you think has more advantages, being an only child, or having brothers and sisters? Why?
Teacher makes sure that students know essential lexis
Ss work in pairs. A read ''The younger brother'', B read ''The only child''. Then Ss talk to their partner about whose childhood sounds happier.
Ss read the text more slowly and they answer T/F questions. Ss rearrange sentences from the text.
Ss discuss following questions: Do you have brothers and sisters, or are you an only child? Do you feel positive or negative about it?