TP 2 - My perfect weekend
To provide gist, detailed, scan and deduction reading practice using a text about "My perfect weekend" in the context of Weekend activities, hobbies, free time
Improve Ss speaking ability. T uses a short speaking activity at the end if the lesson which is related to the "perfect weekend" context.
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
T write the sentence "My perfect weekend" on the board and tell Ss about his weekend. I will use pictures from my weekend as well to make it more personally based rather than abstract. Then T asks Ss to talk about their perfect weekend.
T give out a small matching activity. T monitors well. Ss compare in pairs of 2. If I saw (during monitoring) that Ss did well with this activity, I will continue with next step. Otherwise WC Feedback.
T divide the class in 2 groups. 1 group deal with the Character Jamie Cullum, The other group is engaged with the Character Shilpa Shetty. Each group look at the pictures of their related character and guess what a perfect weekend might look like for them. Group discussion, T monitors. This stage ends with a short WC FB
T gives Ss headings which they have to match to the paragraphs from the text. Ss compare their solution in pairs of 2. T monitors. WC FB
T projects task #4 on the whiteboard. Ss work together in the same groups to answer questions. T monitors. Group check their answers among themselves. Now Ss tell a S from the other group about their character using answers from task #4. T monitors.
Ss stay in pairs of 2. Now Ss talk about what things both characters like doing and what things are different. T monitors.
On a piece of paper, Ss write down 2 things they like doing at the weekends. T collect all Ss papers. T start reading the 1st paper, Ss guess who the S is who wrote this. The S who guessed it correct comes to the front to read the next paper and so on.