Reading and speaking in the context of socialising around the world.
To provide ss with reading practice for skimming, scanning, and deduction in the context of socialising.
To provide the ss with fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of socialising.
Procedure (37-47 minutes)
I will focus ss attention on a picture of a group of people hanging out and socialising together and ask ss what can this group do to make their outing more fun. Then, to make the lead-in more ss centered, I will ask the ss to discuss the questions in Ex1 in pairs.
I will use ppt and relative examples to elicit the meaning of new vocabulary following the ECDW concept with the following words: banned an ingredient applaud unwind tone-deaf a craze Here are some of the CCQs I will use for this stage: Were cafes and restaurants banned during covid-19? Yes. Is meat the main ingredient in kofta? Yes. applaud: visuals unwind: synonym= relax Have the tik-tok videos become a craze in 2020? Yes.
In this task, ss will scan the first paragraph in the article to spot three of the activities mentioned in Ex1. Then, they will try to deduct the names of countries associated with these activities as required in Ex2a. Ss will check answers in pairs. Feedback will be provided by displaying the AK for Ex2a. For Ex2b, ss will work individually to associate or link the three activities with the given phrases in the given box. Ss will check answers in pairs. Feedback will be provided by displaying the AK for Ex2b.
First, I will change the pairs. For Ex3, ss will work in pairs to read the rest of the article for specific information and complete the given fill in gap questions. I will demonstrate question (a) with the ss. Feedback will be provided by displaying the AK.
First I will change the pairs. For Ex5, I will demonstrate with the ss in open pairs first. Then, ss will discuss the given questions in closed pairs or groups. I will provide the ss with feedback by asking some ss to share with the whole class some of the answers discussed in their pair or group.