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B1 level


In this lesson, students practice reading and listening through the strategies based on a blog text and a phone call about Indonesia. The lesson starts with a brainstorming about Indonesia. This is followed by a listening for details activity where students make some predictions about reading. Finally there is some controlled practice through jigsaw reading and free practice via a final writing activity.


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Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about Indonesian Adventure Blog in the context of travel

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide scan reading practice using a blog text.
  • To provide listening for details practice using a phone call in the context of planning a holiday.


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

T encourages a brainstorming about Indonesia and she fosters the use internet to search about it. Ss write whatever they know or have found about the country on the whiteboard.

Pre-Reading (10-15 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible.

T tells a short story about travelling. Later, ss read the questions and listen to the phone call. After peer check and whole class feedback they use the audio to make some predictions about the blog text.

While-Reading #1 (5-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

T demonstrates the activity and provides a limited time for scanning. Ss choose the subtitles which are mentioned in the text.

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

T divides the text into two and pairs ss up. Ss read their part and listen to their partners to learn about the rest of the story. They work together to answer the questions.

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

Ss work as a group of three to write a short blog text which is similar to the sample. In the end of the group writing, One of the ss read the story while two other ss act it.

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