Socializing - Reading lesson
To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about Socializing in the context of the great international night out
To provide fluency speaking practice in a debate in the context of being for or against socializing
Procedure (29-45 minutes)
-I would begin by asking ss what they did when they went out recently. -in small groups, Ss check the meaning of "live music & karaoke" . They discuss the answers before reporting back to the whole class..
I give Ss cut-ups and ask Ss to work in pairs to match the words with their definitions. -I ask some CCQs to make sure they understood the instructions Are you going to work individually or in pairs? In pairs Are you going to answer or match? match.
-I write the title of the text on the board "Socializing" and ask Ss what the meaning of socializing mean . I also ask them to predict what they are going to read about. then, in groups I ask them to compare their answers. I don't support any answer positively or negatively. -I ask Ss to read the first paragraph and and decide which three activities in exercise one are mentioned and which country/ countries they associate with these things. -I display the answers on ppt and ask Ss to check theirs. -SS are asked to read the rest of the article quickly and work in pairs to complete the sentences in exercise three. -Ss mingle to check their answers which are stuck on the wall.
-I divide the class into 2 groups and ask some to be for and other to be against socializing -I monitor and provide them with any vocabulary they need. -I write some notes on the board.
I ask Ss to comment on the errors written on the board. -I prompt them to correct them. -I discuss with them some ideas as a content feedback.