alireza alireza

workshop on receptive skills
B1-B2 level


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and scan in the context of multilingual people

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy in the context of


Warmer/Lead-in (12-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T starts the class by talking in different languages and ask ss to do the same and talk with languages that they are good at. This helps them to be aware of the meaning of multilingual person.

Pre-Reading/Listening (9-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

In this stage, T plays a video of a multilingual person and ask ss to discuss about the advantages of a multilingual person. CCQ= Does a multilingual person know only one language?(no) Does it mean the person knows different languages?(yes) ICQ= Are you going to talk or write?(talk) IN groups or individually?(group) SS will have a WCFB after the task.

While-Reading #1 (7-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

After having a discussion about the topic, T invites ss to read the question in part 16 and then read the text quickly for 2 mins and answer the question and check their answers with their partner and share them with the class. ICQ= Are you going to read or write?(read) Are you going to read the article slowly or fast?(fast) How many mins do you have?(2)

While-Reading #2 (20-15 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Now they need to read the text again but this time carefully and slower than the prior time and answer question 17,18,20 and check them with their partners. After all stages WCFB will be applied in the class to assure all the student understand the lesson. ICQ= Are you going to read fast pr slowly?(slowly) Are you going to check it alone?(no)(with partner)

Post-Reading (15-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

This stage is allocated to having a productive skills activity. SS must discuss with their partners about the multilingual person. Question like: Does a multilingual find jobs easier? What can you do to become a multilingual person? WCFB after this stage is needed. ICQ= Are you going to write or talk?(talk) Are you ging to do it alone or in a group?(in a group) After this stage they will have error correction.

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