To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about It really happened to me in the context of disaster movies based on real stories
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of famous movies based on real stories
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation
Procedure (31-39 minutes)
T sticks some posters of movies on the walls and asks Ss to go around and decides which movies he'd watched before. T asks ss: What is common between these movies? They are disaster movies. Are these movies based on real or imaginative stories? Real stories. Can you think of any other disaster movies based on real events?
T asks Ss to look at the picture and the title and guess what the passage is about. T prompts Ss to say: plane crash, disaster, real event, survivor....etc T: You are going to read about Josh Peltz's real experience of a plane crash. What do you think Josh thought about as the plane was going down? What do you think he did when he was safe?
T asks Ss to compare the text with their ideas. Ss check their ideas in pairs
What would you do if you were in a situation like Josh?