do you worry about exams?
PRE-intermediate level level


in this lesson the students will practice skimming for the general ideas of the text and will learn some new vocabulary [the blocking vocabulary


Abc computer and handout slips and pictuers

Main Aims

  • practicing skimming and scanning skills reading
  • practicing skimming and scanning skills reading

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fiuency speaking in a conversation and discussion in the context of exam stress
  • My subsidiary aims are;Reinforcing students comprehension skills through speaking and exposing them to some vocabulary such as habit-relax-routine-stress


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

Book closed walk into class and give students asurprise test revising five items from the course so far to elicit the answer in brackets e.g where are you from?[I am from ...[students country /city] How do you spell 'WONDERFUL?[W-O-N-D-E-R-F-U-I] What is a cupboard?[a thing with doors to put things in] What is the next number?1-2-4-7-11-16.......22] after checking answers ask students how do you feel? and elicit their feelings e.g Great; fantastic; Stressed; Worried and then look at questions in 1a

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

I will ask the students to divide into groups ask half of the groups to complete the sentence Before exam its good idea to as many ways as possible and the half to complete the sentence Before exam its bad to ....e.g its a good idea to have lots of short breaks and relax. its a bad idea to worry and give students ideas if necessary regroup students and put them into pairs so that each pair one student has its a good idea sentence and the others has its a bad idea sentence .... students compare their ideas

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

students will continue working in pairs or groups of 3 and i will hand out sets of the reading exercise cut into different sentences chunks they will need to arrange the sentences chunks in the correct order with their partner i will give them 2-4 to do this when they have done this i will ask them to choose an appropriate title for the text

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

this time i will ask students to read the passage more closely and individually

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

for this part of the lesson I would like the students to focus how this text is important to do not be worry about exam

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