Information, the news
Intermediate, Grade 1, B1 level
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: • use a lexical set about the news correctly • understand an article about news and social media.
To provide practice of headlines, affairs, breaking, news feeds, celebrity in the context of the news
Procedure (24-35 minutes)
Write this question on the board with the gapped options below it: What kind of news do people share with each other? 1 updates on international e_ents 2 l_c_l news 3 hu_an-i_te_est sto_ies Ask students to complete the gapped words if they can. Check answers. Put students into pairs to talk about the kind of news they have shared with other people over the last few days, referring to the list on the board.
1- Tell the students that they’re going to read a text to find out 2-Give them text (SB p.g. 92) to skim it and come up with a suitable title. 3-Accept any suitable title and praise the students. 4-Give them (HO) to match the vocab to their definitions. 5-Ask them to check their answers in pairs.
- Ask students how many new words they found. - Elicit and clarify the meaning of these new words (headlines, affairs, breaking, news feeds, celebrity) by showing them pictures and flashcards. After that, I will use CCQs to check their understanding. - Ask students what part of speech those words are. Elicit 2 sentences to check their awareness. - Drilling, then write the form on the WB.
Students complete the exercises in Vocabulary Focus 8A on SB p.159. Individually, students do Exercises a–c. Monitor for Exercise d and take feedback as a class. Tell students to go back to SB p.92.
SS answer exercise 2 on p.g. 92 SB. Tell students to think about their answers first, then put them in pairs to discuss the questions. Take feedback as a class by asking some students to say whether their answers were similar or very different.
- Ask fast finishers to think of one current news story for each of the kinds of news in Exercise a. They can then share their ideas with the rest of the class. - Open class feedback.