TP1 Reading Task
Pre Intermediate level
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about too many choices making us unhappy in the context of coffee, television, food, etc
To provide accuracy speaking practice in using new words
To provide practice with new words
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
Show students google slides about being indecisive and a demo example. Students go to breakout rooms and discuss what choices are difficult for them. Students return to main room and share through nomination with the whole class.
Show students slides with specific vocabulary with a demo. Gadget, Dissapointed, Stressful. Ask CCQs and elicit answers from students.
Using the chatbox on Zoom provide the link to the Google form. Give students a short amount of time to read and guess the title of the article. Then students go to breakout rooms and discuss their answers. Back in the main room students will be nominated to share their answers or other students' answers.
Provide link to students and give them a demo of the first answer. Give them longer time to reread the article. After matching the sentences to the blanks in the article students meet back in main room. Students then go to breakout rooms and discuss their answers. Back in the main room students are nominated to share their answers and why.
Students are provided with a link to the slides and the final slides are prompting questions for discussion. Students go to breakout rooms and discuss how having too many choices affects their personal lives. Students return to main room and share opinions. Afterwards students receive Delayed Error Correction.