Dinara Dinara

Scotland and the people
pre- intermediate level


In this lesson, students learn and practice reading skill through guided discovery based on a reading text about Scotland. The lesson starts with a map picture to guess and introduce target language. This followed by pre teaching vocabulary, pre reading, while reading including reading for gist and reading for specific information. Finally there is some semi controlled practice via final role-play speaking activity.


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Main Aims

  • To provide an opportunity to practice reading skills and improve level of students comprehension

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide an opportunity to present new vocabulary from the text, do the MFP and practicing speaking fluency through speaking practice


lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set the context and engage students about TL

- Ss are assigned to take a look at picture about TL which is "Scotland and the people". - Teacher gets students to talk in pairs about what the picture is about. - ICQs: students will be giving 2 to 3 minutes to share their ideas. - CCQs: Is it a map? ( Yes ) Is it a map of country? ( Yes ) Is it map of China? ( No ) Is it a country map next to the England and Ireland? (Yes) - Elicit answers from students - Ss might model the language within ccqs by making sentence - Feedback: Ss will be asked to share their ideas about TL with class and teacher will write topic on board

Pre - reading vocabulary (5-10 minutes) • To introduce vocabularies students will encounter in reading assignment and do MFP

- Teacher illustrates some visuals - Ss will elicit the new vocabularies by predicting from students - Modeling and elicit by Ss - Teacher writes new words on board - MFP: Teacher elicit meaning, stress, form and pronunciation - Drill 3 times - Feedback: Whole class will repeat to make sure MFP is done effectively. do some corrections if its needed.

While reading - Reading for gist (5-10 minutes) • Involve and give students opportunity to check their understanding of the context

-Distribute HOs,Ss are assigned a semi controlled practice to read the first few lines of each paragraph -Ss will be given HOs to do the task individually. - ICQs: Ss must be aware of task and time. - Monitoring should be done. - Peer checking: Ss will see and control each others answers. - Feedback: Ask students to share with class to check the class understanding.

While reading - Reading for specific information (5-10 minutes) • To provide students more practices for further reinforcement

- Ss will read the text entirely and carefully in 3 to 4 minutes. - Distribut HOs, students will be assigned a controlled practice to evaluate students comprehension of text. - ICQ: clear instruction is needed - Ask students to do it individually - Peer checking and monitoring - Feedback: teacher will write what students answered on board

Feedback - Post reading (5-10 minutes) • To give students opportunity to personalize and discuss through speaking activity

- After distributing handouts consisting of four questions - let students personalize the topic by distributing handouts which consist of four questions - Let them talk in pairs - Monitor and delayed correction - Ask students to share with class

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