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Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson students will have a chance to practice their reading, speaking and listening skills in the context of the reading text 'The world's most amazing hotels' from face2face Pre-intermediate Student's Book.


Abc Reading Text (The World's Most Amazing Hotel)
Abc Listening Track (R7.6)

Main Aims

  • To provide integrated skills (reading and listening) practice to the students in the context of the reading text 'The world's most amazing hotels'.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide listening for specific information practice to the students.


Pre-Reading / Context Lead In (5-7 minutes) • To create an interest in the topic of the text.

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.

Pre-Reading / Pre-teach vocabulary (7-10 minutes) • To pre-teach vocabulary essential to the understanding of the text.

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.

While Reading (Jigsaw Reading) (10-12 minutes) • To make students use their speaking and summarising skills through reading.

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.

Post-Reading / Listening Practice (10-15 minutes) • To provide listening for specific information practice.

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.

Post-Reading / Speaking Practice (5 minutes) • To provide controlled speaking practice.

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.

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