fatima fatima

personality reading
pre-intermidiate level


In this lesson learners will focus on receptive skills of reading and sub skill gist reading and as out put of the class will be productive skills of speaking. The context of the lesson is based on personality and how we get that. Students are familiar with this topic, because this is a famous subject among people and ss. In this session students will read and test their understanding. The main practice in this lesson for students is they will practice how to relate the reading with the real life things or topics. At beginning of the lesson, students will have a discussion about personality and how we get that.


Abc WB
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Abc HO
Abc HO2
Abc HO3

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about personality from nature or nurture in the context of what affects on personality

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a per in the context of what affects on personality


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

at first the T write the word of personality on the board and ask them "what is personality" and "how we get our personality". at first this a WC activity, after a minute they talked, the teacher put them in group to talk and share their ideas.

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

in this HO the words and their meanings are divided. Ss in their group should match the words and their meanings.when they did it its time to check the answers with the whole class. for checking the meanings they can use dictionaries.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

before they start reading the text the T write the question "is personality genetic or environmental?". then i will give them 3 minutes to read the text. after that they should discuss their answers in their group. they have 3 minutes. after that each group should tell their answer to the whole class.

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

now i will give each group another HO which has written questions about more details in the text. Ss have 5 minutes to read the text more than previous time. whan they read the text they have 4 minutes to answer the questions. after that the T ask the questions and groups answer them.

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

here they have the last HO. they read the questions, personalize them and write their answers in the paper. when they write, the T takes all the papers mix the papers and hand it out again. Ss read the answers of their friend, when they read it, they explain it for the WC. Ss have 3 minutes to write their answers and have 2 minutes to read their friends answers.

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