Umut Kursunoglu Umut Kursunoglu

Teaching Practice 3
Intermediate level


In this lesson the students will read newspaper articles about demonstration.


Abc Headline cut ups.
Abc Gezi Park Demonstration Picture
Abc Demonstration handout

Main Aims

  • To provide
  • To provide gist and specific information reading through the context of demonstration.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide the opportunity to practice speaking and writing in the context of demonstration.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To engage the students to the reading text.

What was the headline on the newspapers on Sunday , after Saturday? Teacher shows a picture from Gezi Park. T: Did yo go to Taksim? T: What do you think of Gezi Park demonstration? T: In pairs, discuss Gezi Park demonstration. T. will write demonstration (n.) on the whiteboard. T: Have you been on Gezi Park demonstration? T: if there is a new demonstration in Istanbul will you go on a demonstration again?

Pre Reading Activity (10-12 minutes) • To prepare the students for the text.gist.

T: In groups ( T will put Ss into 4 groups) T:Newspaper articles are on the wall. Teacher shows the title cut ups to the Ss. T: Match the titles with the correct newspaper articles on the wall.In groups. Teacher uses ICQ (Instructions Checking Questions) T: Stand up and match. Feedback: Teacher will use the whiteboard. T will check the students' answers on the wall T will write the correct titles on the WB. T elicits the necessary vocabulary through the title. T. uses WB. STRIKE (n.) (v.) STRIP(adj) (n) REFUSE (v) JAIL (n.)

While Reading Activity (8-10 minutes) • to provide students to read for specific information.

T Shows the Handout. T. says :Exercise 4. T: in pairs, match the definitions with the correct vocabulary from the newspaper articles. T. distributes the Handouts. FB as a whole class. T. writes the forms of the vocabulary. Pompous(adj) Victim (n.) naked (adj.) strike (n.) courts (n.) negotiation (n.) spokesman (n.) T. writes the correct answers on the WB. T. pronounces the vocabulary on the whiteboard. Ss repeat and practice the pronunciation.

While Reading Activity (10-12 minutes) • To provide students to read for detailed information.

T. will show the exercise 3. T: The last sentences of the articles are missing. T: In pairs. match the given sentences with the articles. T. monitors. WC feedback

Post Listening Activity (10-12 minutes) • To provide students to use their speaking and writing skills.

T : in groups " in your groups decide which one is your favorite demonstration in these newspaper articles?" T : Discuss the similarities and differences between Gezi Park demonstration and your favorite demonstration. T encourages S to use the new vocabulary. T: Write a paragraph. T uses ICQ. FB Whole Class

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