By the end of this lesson students will have practised reading for gist in the context of a reading text on TV mania.
1. By the end of this lesson students will have discussed TV programs in the context of Mozambican television broadcast. 2. The learners will have also practised reading for general understanding
Procedure (46-60 minutes)
Students receive a handout and go through it to see which ones they know and as a class they discuss which ones are shown on Mozambican TV.
Teacher asks students to open their books on page 130 and elicit comments around the title of the text “Giving up TV” then they read the text do exercise 2. Meanwhile the teacher moves around to make sure students are doing the right task. In pairs students check their answers then a student with the whole class.
Teacher asks students to do task 3. Then moves around to check they are doing the right task. Then teacher leads the correction with the whole class.
Teacher appoints a student to lead task 4, class discussion, but first asks them to check the meaning of the vocabulary in bold in their mini dictionaries and with the whole class discusses the questions randomly. Students read the relevant paragraph as indicated for general understanding and comment.