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Reading changes in friendship- Ronald Baez
Upper Intermediate level


A reading class for the N3 level on how friendships change


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about changes in the context of friendships

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of changes in friendship


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I will have students look at pictures of Tina and Will and have them and have them do a true of False activity (PDF sharescreen)

Pre-Reading/Listening (4-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Look forward to (verb): to feel excited about sth that is going to happen Look forward to+noun Example: I am looking forward to my next vacation. Pronunciation: ˈlʊk ˈfɔrwərd ˌtu, tə Hit it off (verb): to become friendly Look forward to+with+person Example: I hit it off with John the day I met him. Now we are best friends Pronunciation: hɪt ɪt ɔf Fall out (verb): to argue with someone Example: I fell out with my husband because he forgot our anniversary. Pronunciation: fɔl aʊt

While-Reading/Listening #1 (2-5 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

I will have students read the text quickly and do the following activity. Read the text and answer the following question. What is the best title for the text? A.Different job opportunities B.How friendships change over time C.Life in college

While-Reading/Listening #2 (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

I will have students order the events shown in the reading. I will then put them in breakout rooms and have them compare their answers with a partner before OFC

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

I will put students in breakout rooms and have them discuss the following questions. Discuss Who is your best friend? How did you meet? How long have you been friends? How has your friendship changed over time?

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