Aysenur Bozdogan Aysenur Bozdogan

Elementary level


In this lesson, students practice reading for gist and detailed in the context of clothes. The lesson starts with a discussion about whose clothes are good in a picture. There is a matching task and reading for gist and detail in the context of clothes. As a production activity, role-play and discussions take place. Students will act like the characters in the text and then discuss some questions about themselves.


Abc Face2Face, Elemantary Student's Book, second edition.
Abc HO 1
Abc HO 2
Abc Powerpoint by the teacher
Abc HO 3
Abc HO 4

Main Aims

  • • To provide students with practice in listening for gist,and details in the context of clothes.

Subsidiary Aims

  • • To provide students with practice in speaking for fluency.


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

Show the pictures of three people on page 63 and ask students which one has good clothes. Students work in pairs for about one minute. Whole class discussion takes place. Elicit some answers from different partners. T: look at these photos and talk to your partner; "Who has good clothes."

Pre-Reading (6-8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Pre-teach some new vocabulary items and elicits the answers from the students; "Shoe", "sales manager", "shirt", "jumper", "socks" Drill new vocabulary items chorally and individually. Focus on word stress. elicit the form.

While-Reading #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist reading tasks

Students read the text individually and check their guesses. Discuss the answers with their partners. W/c FB takes place. Ask for justifications of the answers. T: "Read the text and and check your guesses."

While-Reading #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

Give students the hand-out 2 and make sure that students read the questions. Students work individually. Students read the text and answer the questions in 8 minutes. Students check their answers with their partners. Put the answer key on the wall. Ask for justifications of the answers. T: "Read the text and write the correct names in these 9 questions."

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

Provide students a role-play of the three people in the text. Students will act like a person from the reading text and ask and answer some questions in HO3. students will work individually first. Then they work with different partners. T: I have questions about Ronnie,Samantha and Catherine. Read and answer the questions. Ask students answer the questions about themselves in HO4. Students work individually first then they stand up and ask the questions each other.

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