Speaking about the headlines of Newspapers
intermediate B1 level
To provide fluency speaking practice in a debate in the context of a favourite newspaper headline
To provide gist reading practice using a text about Newspapers in the context of Owners of News Cooperation
Procedure (32-42 minutes)
• Teacher tells 4 questions about Newspapers. q1: Name the top 10 popular newspapers of the world q2: one is published in Turkey. ( Zaman Newspaper) q3: Do you read newspapers? ( online or paper) which column do you like most?
• Teacher hands students a copy of student’s book and worksheets. • Puts students in Group A and B to choose the stories in list. Discuss which story you agree on for the front page of your newspaper. write the headlines on the board and attach pictures ICQ: -are you choosing a story alone or in your group? -group Are photos included? yes Are you writing on the board or in your paper? • Teacher monitors students while they are talking. • Teacher admires their efforts
Pre-teach new words: News corporation, scandal Q1: Who the man in that picture? Rupert Murdoch Q2: Do you think he is rich?
• Teacher asks students to read the text and answer the questions ICQ: Are you doing alone or in pairs? (alone) • Teacher asks students to compare their answers with a partner.
• Teacher gets feedbacks on their activity. • He will have delayed correction.