Flora Flora

TP4- Reading, Popular Culture
B2- Upper Intermediate level


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Abc Reading Text X2 - GA & GB

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about popular culture in the context of secrets of popular culture

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and practice of names(nouns) given to people in the context of popular culture
  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of popular culture


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-T shows the Ss couple of images -Ss breifly discuss the image and predict the title (Popular Culture) -T uses elicitation for the Ss to say- Popular culture-

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

- T tells students that they will read a text soon so the Ss understand the purpose of this stage. -S- start predicting the text content -T shows them images of nouns they might not know. and uses elicitation to get the answers. -T drills the words and displays spelling, phonemic, stress and syllable Pre-reading (2) -T groups the Ss and exposes the questions related to the text they will read. -Ss discuss the questions in PW. they will predict the answers. discussion.

While-Reading 1 (4-6 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and reading/ tasks

-Ss are divided in to Group A and Group B -Group A will close their eyes so Group B can take a screen shot (can be sent as image on word doc) -Ss will word in PW or GW depending on number of Ss. - This will be a skim read for gist (take notes) -Ss should identify which Questions relate to their text. -Peer checking will be done before class feed back -T shows Answer key

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

-Ss read the text alone for reading for detail -Ss answer the questions according to which group they are in. (alone) -They can only write 5 words they need to explain the answer. -ICQ to check they know what to do -The students grouping change so that A goes with a B to break out room - Ss discuss the answers taking further 5 words to answer remaining Q's.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide accuracy with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

-T modals the task (Her reaction to one of the questions) -T elicits what she just did. What did I just do? Give my opinion. What suprised me? and what I predicted? -Ss cover their notes and have a chance each to express their opinions about one answer they found interesting/predictable/ strange... etc - ICQs always used.

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