TP 8: Arts and Entertainment
To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about a extracts from the brochure of Tate Britain museum in the context of arts and entertainement.
To provide clarification of museum lexis in the context of arts and entertainment.
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Ss watch a short video about Tate Britain. T elicits the words museum, art gallery, paintings, exhibitions, a member of staff.
Ss get to know specific words that they need to know for the reading tasks by matching words and their definitions for meaning. T identifies part of speech. T drills the words with the class and indicates words stress.
Ss skim the brochure to find out about the different parts of the brochure and indicate where they can find which information.
Ss read the brochure in more detail to find specific information in order to answer questions about the museum.
Ss organise a day at the museum and each pari has specific interest (specific exhibitions, tours, shopping, food). The Ss negotiate and organise their day to include as many of their interest as possible. T may help students with prompts if needed.