Marwa Ezzalarab Marwa Ezzalarab

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.


Abc Reading Passage

Main Aims

  • To provide scan reading practice using a text about Living Abroad in the context of an extract from the novel of "The Secret Garden"

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency in the context of Extract from Novel


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

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