To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about strange towns.
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a role play in the context of talking about strange towns.
Procedure (38-49 minutes)
T starts by telling a story: "I live in a house in New Cairo. There are 2 supermarkets and 2 pharmacies in the area. There are also different cafes and restaurants" what about you? Tell your partner about the area you live in. -T gives the students 5 mins to talk together then asks them about each other.
Teacher divides the students into 2-3 groups (depending on the number) and gives them words and definitions to match. Words: Modern/apartment/windmill/bridge T: *pointing* words, definitions, match. -T monitors while students are working. -T then tells students to move around the classroom and they will find the answer key. (The words and the definitions are hung on the wall in the classroom). -T then provides MFP of the new vocabulary.
Teacher provides instructions: Read and answer this question: HO2 (ex.1A) ICQ: Are you reading quickly or slowly? (quickly) Students then check their answers in pairs. -T asks one of the students for the answer. The correct answer is China.
Instructions: Read again and answer these questions. ICQ: Are you going to read quickly or carefully? (carefully) -T then gives them HO3 (ex. 1C) -T monitors. -Students check their answers in pairs. Then Teacher gives the answer key
T at this point changes the pairs. Instructions: Take notes of your answers to these questions (HO4), then discuss in pairs. -T monitors while students are talking. -T takes notes to give feedback about the accuracy and fluency. -While students are talking to each other, the teacher writes the correct and incorrect examples on the board.