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Aya Barrada
intermediate level


In this lesson students will practice reading through the topic human trafficking. The class starts with a picture as a warm up, then questions about types of human trafficking, followed by a video. the text will be introduced though out the cycle (pre-reading, while reading and post reading). Grammar is included in the form of (verbs and nouns). Finally, Ss will make a role play to practice speaking as a reflection of the lesson.


Main Aims

  • To provide and practice reading for gist, scan, details and inference.

Subsidiary Aims

  • vocabulary, grammar - Introducing new vocabulary related to Human Trafficking - To practice grammar (passive) - To practice speaking.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students o Try to elicit the answer “Human Trafficking” from the students. o Collect ideas of types of human trafficking, exploitation, solutions and discuss them. o Raise the interests of SS in the topic and activate their background knowledge. o To motivate students, make SS focus on the topic, facilitate reading text o To grab attention of the visually intelligent Ss in the class.

Show students a photo and elicit the answer to the question: what do you think today’s lesson is about? o Student say the title/ or T introduces topic of new unit: “Human Trafficking” o Show a PP slide with the title “Human Trafficking” with the definition to encourage students to predict the context of the text.

Pre-Reading (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible. - To set the context, to encourage students to use target vocabulary, encourage Ss to express their opinions and personal view. - To understand blocking vocabulary that help understanding lesson and while reading the text. - To provide some background and knowledge on the text. - To raise Ss interest and to make them concentrate on the key words.

o Ask questions like”: - What is human trafficking? - What are types of trafficking in persons (TIP)? - What are the reasons behind trafficking? - How much is a person worth? - A video will be played with details on human trafficking, to answer the previous questions. - Pre-reading exercise on new (blocking) vocabulary to help students understand the text. - Human Trafficking types will be discussed. - Students are given handout with activity (1) with questions to answer.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks. - Ss understand the general idea of the text while using different reading strategies to help them answer the detailed questions - Make students concentrate on specific information to find details in order to answer the questions. - Practice writing and speaking as sub-skills

Distribute handouts (2) with the text. Ask Ss to read the text quickly in order to answer gist questions (assign 2 mins to read it) Remind students that gist reading is to read the whole text but not necessarily very thoroughly in order to answer the questions o Ask the students to read the questions: 1- What crime is the topic talking about? (remember) 2- How many modern slaves are involved nowadays in TIP? (understand) 3- Why some people are easy victims to traffickers? 4- Demonstrate other forms of victim exploitation? (analyse) (assign 7-10 mins to answer questions) 5- Asks students to correct for each other (assign 3 mins for peer correction) (peer correction method gives confidence to students) 6- Correction is done with the T for feedback

While-Reading/Listening #2 (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

Ask Ss think about the answer to these questions: 1- What do you think is the difference between the bolded words, force, coercion and fraud? 2- What can you do to help fight Human Trafficking?

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

Role play: Work in 3 groups Group (1): police officer Group (2): suspect Group (3): victim In an interview room in the police station the suspect is being interview regarding his suspected involvement in the trafficking of human beings. Each group has a card with its role. 5 mins to prepare

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