Sam Sam

Copy of Junk food
B1 level


İn this lesson, the students will learn/review vocabulary from page 56 of the text Straightforward Pre-intermediate to discuss junk food vs. healthy food to prepare them to do a gist reading and detailed reading 'Eating the Elvis Presley Way.' They will follow the receptive skill of reading with the productive skill of speakingç


Abc WB
Abc Food list
Abc True / False Questions Handout
Abc True / False Answers Handout
Abc Complete deifinitions with an adjective HO
Abc Text
Abc Question Prompts for Discussion
Abc adjective answer sheet
Abc WB

Main Aims

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  • To provide practice with vocabulary and pronunciation to prepare for a gist and detailed listening exercise followed by speaking for fluency.

Subsidiary Aims

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  • To provide clarification of the meaning, pronunciation, and form of vocabulary taken from page 48
  • To provide clarification of food related vocabulary in preparation for reading and speaking.


Lead-ın (3-5 minutes) • To engage students to talk about American food and decide if it's healthy

T asks Ss if they have ever seen American movies or TV. T will ask if they know what kinds of foods Americans eat? Do they think it is healthy? Instructions: Think for a minute about American movies or TV Do you know what kind of food Americans eat? Discuss with your partner. Do you think the food is healthy or unhealthy? ICQ: Are you working alone or with a partner? Are you discussing the weather or American food?

Pre-Reading (12-18 minutes) • To introduce/review vocabulary

T says "let's see if you know these foods that are common ın Amerıca. T shows pıcs of food on lıst one by one, eliciting the vocabulary and then showing the phonetic spelllıng and wrıtten form. T then gıves Ss a list of foods (taken from book) and asks Ss to decide with partner which are 'junk food' and how often they eat them Instructions: Discuss Foods with partner Decide if they are healthy or unhealthy Tell if you eat these foods ICQs: Are you working alone or with a partner? Are you deciding if they are healthy?- Look at the list of foods Then T shows photos of Elvıs Presley and asks "What sort of food do you think he liked?" Instructions: Now look at the photo of Elvis Discuss with partner - What kind of foods do you think he ate?

Gıst Readıng (5-8 minutes) • ...

T asks SS to skim the book review and underline 3-5 thıngs that you think are surprising Instructions: Skim text to underline 3 -5 things you think are surprising ICQs: Are you underlining surprising facts or names? Are you working alone or with a partner? T has Ss share your surprising facts with partner Instructions: Now discuss surprising facts with partner ICQ: Will you discuss surprising facts with partner or a group?

Detaıled Readıng (10-15 minutes) • ...

T says "Now look at the followıng True/False statements (taken from book). T gives Ss HO. Instructions: Read the book revıew again to decıde if they are true or false ICQs: Will you read the text again? Will you answer the T/F questions? SS share wıth your partner Instructions: Discuss T/F Questions with partner. Do you have the same answers? ICQS: Are you discussing T/F Questions with partner or alone? T gıves answer sheet T asks Ss to make false answers true. Ss discuss with partners, then as WC. Instructions: Look at answer sheet. Check answers and make false statements true with partner.

Post-Reading (10-15 minutes) • ...

Usıng HO from Exercıse 4 p.57 complete the defınıtıons wıth an adjectıve from the revıew Instructions: Take HO and complete definitions with adjectives Work individually ICQs: Are you working alone or with partner? Are you completing form with adjectives or T/F statements? Compare answers wıth partner. T gıves answer sheets. SS dıscuss ın small groups of 3-4 What else do you know about Elvıs. Do you thınk he had eatıng problems? Use Discussion HO to talk in small groups of 3-4 people. Instructions: Take Discussion HO and discuss in small groups of 3-4 ICQs: Will you discuss with a partner or group? Will you talk about the topics on the HO?

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