Reading Lesson about living abroad
High G.11 level
In this Lesson, students will read about Living Abroad through an extract from the novel of "The Secret Garden" by France Hodgson Burnett.
The lesson will start with a short video about the main idea of living abroad followed by a discussion about Living Abroad;
If you have the chance to Live Abroad, will you like to live and study abroad?
Tell your partner about the differences you think you would notice between life in this new country and life in your country.
After that there will be some controlled practices according to the student book's exercises. Finally the lesson will end in making an open discussion in pairs in order to get the productive skill of providing speaking.
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students
Using short video followed by pre-reading questions to be practiced in pairs or individually
Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation
using a short video about traveling abroad
Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language
pre- teaching of blocking vocabularies
Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language
predicting the content through a fast skimming for the text
Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice
Answering student book's Exercises.
Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice
Using Inferring preparing for open discussion and open class feedback
Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language
Speaking: Discussing the pros and cons of working or studying abroad