places to visit
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about visiting places in the context of travel
To provide fluency speaking practice in a favourite places to visit in the context of travel
Reinforcing students’ comprehension skills through speaking.
Adapting an interesting text, out of the students’ reading books and implementing it in the classroom.
Procedure (41-54 minutes)
1. They look at the picture and talk about it trying to find out what the text is about. they will also try to find the connection between these pictures presented in front of them.
Word guessing activity provides students with possible vocabulary items that they can see in the text and it gives them a chance to understand the topic in general without reading it. Sharing their ideas with the whole class provides them with feedback both from their friends and teacher.
T distributes the reading text and asks students to read quickly. Before they read the text T asks students what they need to be careful about while reading. T monitors the students while they are reading so that he can see whether they understand it or not. .
Ss exchange the information they have by switching members of the groups.T distributes an activity sheet on which there different types of questions including “open-ended, multiple-choice and true-false questions” and ask students to answer them. After finishing the reading and answering the questions, T asks students to talk about their favourite places and why.
The teacher elicits some sentences to give form correction through him and the students.