Mei Na Mei Na

Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss will be exploring the reading genres and practice speaking and listening with the TL in the context of reading preferences and habits. Ss will be answering a quiz, which is matching vocabulary to the correct categories for the controlled-practice. They will also practice speaking and listening with their peers, sharing their favorite books in the freer practice.


Abc Quiz - Reading Genres

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of reading genres in the context of digital and printed reading resources.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in discussion in the context of their reading habits


Warmer/Lead-in: Introducing the reading culture (4-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T starts sharing about their experiences and reading culture of the places/country that they are currently live in. Elicit "blockbuster" in the context of explaining the challenges in getting your favorite books or movie tickets.

Clarification: Pre-teach vocabulary (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T pre-teach the vocabulary and drill the pronunciation with the help of pictures and phonemic symbol. Ask CCQs to check their understanding before moving on to the controlled-practice.

Controlled Practice: Quiz to place the vocabulary into correct category (9-13 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T sends a link to Ss and ask them to complete the quiz individually in the main room. Demonstrate how to use "Quizizz" and monitor closely as this is the first time they use it. Double check they have received the link before starting the task. Discuss the answers and provide feedback after the practice.

Semi-Controlled Practice: Practice asking and answering questions in pairs (5-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

T reminds Ss to take a screenshot of today's TL. Ss to work in pairs and practice asking and answering questions related to their reading preferences. T monitor closely and provide feedback when necessary.

Free Practice: Practice speaking and listening in the context of their reading habits (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T shows the 4 questions on screen and asks Ss to brainstorm for a minute before sending them to the BORs. Reminds Ss to take a screenshot beforehand. Ss will be working in pairs and share their opinions and recommendation to their peers. T monitor with distance, provide feedback and error correction in the main room after the freer practice.

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