Mohamed Hussein Mohamed Hussein

Mohamed TP8
elementary level


Abc "face to face" for elementary learners

Main Aims

  • by the end of the lesson the students will have practised reading for skimming and for specific information in the context of winning and losing competitions

Subsidiary Aims

  • by the end of the lesson, the students will have practised speaking for fluency in the context of taking part and winning competitions


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

- I present two pictures one shows a happy couple and the other shows a sad girl. - the students discuss the pictures do you think the couple having a nice time? what do you think makes them feel happy? do you think she is enjoying her time? what do you think makes her sad? - -the students will discuss their personal achievements in winning any sports games "in pairs, discuss the following questions?" - what is your favorite sports game? - did you win a prize in a sport or a game before? - what was that game? what did you get? -

Pre -teaching (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible and remove blocking vocabulary items

- I ask the students to match the words with the definitions. they have 2 minutes for this task - I give them the model answer for checking their answers. I present the main vocabulary via showing pictures on PP slides - the students see the pictures and try to guess the word. - I clarify the meaning , form and the pronunciation of these verbs to help the students on the next task

reading for gist (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

- I chest the handout and set the first task, "Now, read the first paragraph quickly and elicit the whole idea." - the students work individually. - I elicit the answer from the students - I show the answer on the board for the students to check their answer.

reading for scanning for specific information (10-15 minutes) • read for specific information

- I ask the students to pair. - I give each pair the numbers "1 and 2" , then I give instructions for the second task. - the "ones" read the first paragraph and answer the question in exercise 3 a, while the "2s" read the second paragraph and answer the same questions in exercise 3a - I do a demo with them ( the first questions for each paragraph." - the students work individually - I monitor for any one in need and check they all are engaged. - I give the model answers to the students to check their answers. I change the pairs and ask them to discuss the information that each one got from their respective paragraph. -

follow-up activity (speaking activity) (10-15 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- I set the students in two or three groups. - I set the speaking task. "Now, each group discusses the following questions together. - what do people win in competitions? - Are there any competitions/ games you would like to enter in the future? what is it? - what do you need to win that competition? - if you won that competition, what prize would you like to get? - Are competitions goof for us? why? - do you care if you lose in a game? why? - what are the bad things that people may do during competitions? - have you cheated in a competition before? when? - I monitor while the students are talking for any support and taking notes for errors correction.

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