To provide integrated skills (reading and listening) practice to the students in the context of the reading text 'The world's most amazing hotels'.
To provide listening for specific information practice to the students.
Procedure (37-44 minutes)
T introduces the topic asking Ss last holiday. Did they stay in a hotel during their last holiday. /When was the last time they stayed in a hotel? Where was the hotel? Did they enjoy staying at this hotel? Why / Why not? T asks Ss to discuss these questions in pairs. T asks some Ss to share their answers with class.
T elicits words through the visuals on the board. For some words modelling and drilling might be needed. Teacher might need to use CCQs to clarify the meanings of some words.
The text is divided into two sections: the first one is 'Ariau Amazon Towers' and the second one is 'Jules' Undersea Lodge'. T divides the students into two groups and each group gets one part of the text. Ss read their paragraph and answers the comprehension questions. T. repairs Ss (one representing each paragraph). Ss exhange their ideas and answers about the each hotel.
Ss listen to the track and check their answers and also the information that was conveyed by their partner. T checks the answers of comprehenison question as WC. Ss stay in the same pair and answer the questions comparing two hotels.
T asks the students to discuss the question 'which hotel is a better for holiday, do you think? Why?' in pair. Ss sahre their answers with the class.