Carnivals and Festivals LP8
To provide gist and detailed reading reading activity followed by an expanded speaking regarding festivals and carnivals
To provide speaking activity about festivals and carnivals
Procedure (43-50 minutes)
The teacher shows some picture from the Rio and Venice carnival asks them where the event taking place eilicits the word carnival and asks them if they know any word(s) related to carnival asks students if they know anything about the festivals listed in the first speaking part.
Students match the word with pictures to clarify some of the key the words and compare their answers in peers and feedback.
Students read the text and find out which of the words they match with pictures are not mentioned in the text, compare their answers, feedback
Students read the text again and fill the gaps with the sentences provided compare the answers and feedback.
Students look at the email again find out what, "he" in line 3, "it" in line 8, "it" in line 11, "it" in line 13 and "us in line 20 refer to. students work in peers and feedback. As a final activity students answers the questions in the speaking parts and prepare to talk about a festival they have been to and speak to/report other students.