Mayar Ahmed Mayar Ahmed

Lesson 11.1
C1/E4 level


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan, detailed and inference reading practice using a text about Literary text "Tell tale heart"

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a open class discussion in the context of literary text


Warmer/Lead-in (3-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Having read the story at home, the ss will decide on the best book cover or poster for the story from a collection posted on the board. Each student votes on a cover and their rationale for it, discusses wih their pair then WCFB.

Pre-Reading/Listening (3-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T asks one or two students to quickly summarize the story for the class. T gives feedback.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-20 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Ss are given a worksheet of Qs in pairs. They take 5 mins to do the 1st Q in pairs, Then WCFB (5 mins). Ss then do the 2nd Q for 10 mins in pairs, then WCFB. Then ss do Q 3 in 4 mins then WCFB then the last Q for 2 mins then WCFB.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-15 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

T asks ss what they think of the style of the author and the story itself. Then ss discuss in open class feedback an alternative ending to the story. T gives content and language feedback.

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