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newspaper headlines,speaking
intermediate level


In this lesson, students speak about newspaper headlines. students will engage to show some pictures to talk about headlines. students are given three different stories to read then share their idea in group, then students should answer the questions that teacher has provided. In the pronunciation part, students will learn about short and long vowels.


Abc the copy of straightforward intermediate book
Abc Board
Abc handouts
Abc recording file, picture
Abc pictures

Main Aims

  • To provide speaking practice in groups in the context of newspaper report .

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide pronunciation practice using list of vocabularies


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

Teacher shows three pictures and asks students two questions. what the story is about? can you guess what the topic is? at last teacher shows three headlines and asks students to discuss with each other

prepration (8-10 minutes) • To give students time to prepare ideas on the topic .

Teacher hands students a copy of the student's book and handouts. put students in a group of three. Teacher explains that they have a newspaper report about the same story but they contain different information. Teacher asks students to read their information and then share it with the other in the group. Then recognize which headline belongs to their text. Teacher writes three questions on the board and asks students talk bout that in group.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

pre-teach new words :vow, threat, solicitor, announce Teacher writes list of words on the board to show the short and long vowels./u/&/u:/

Productive Task(s) (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Teacher makes lists of questions and students have to walk around the class and ask one or two questions from different person each time. ICQ: Are you walking or sitting?

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on content and language

Teacher feedbacks on their activity She will have delayed correction

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