Nora Nora

Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, ss will learn about a British celebrity. The ss will practice speaking in a role-play in the context of introducing others.


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Abc Face2face Pre- Intermediate Student's Book P. 4-5

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about Jamie Oliver in the context of life stories

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a role-play in the context of life stories


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

Good morning How are you doing today? T displays a picture of Jamie Oliver. Do you know this person? S: No / If (Yes), then who is he? T: What do think he does for a living? S: A Chef T: Personalized story Jamie Oliver is my favorite chef. I've been watching him ever since I was a little girl. I always check his youtube channel when I want new recipes. Don't tell my mom, but I think he's the best chef in the world. T: Now in pairs, tell each other about the best cook you know. S talk about chefs T: Tell me about your friend's favorite chef S talks about his friend's favorite chef

Pre-Reading/Listening (1 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Catering T: Do they work in events? S: Yes T: Do they cook and serve food? S: Yes T: What do we call them? S: Catering / if they didn't come up with it don't over elicit T: What do we do when we have a wedding? S: we call the catering service Typical What's another word for normal or usual? S: typical **If they didn't say it, provide them with the word T: When something is usual, what do we say? S: It's typical T: He's a typical tourist

While-Reading 1 (3-0 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading task

T: This text introduces Jamie Oliver to us. T: Who is Jamie Oliver again? S: A chef T: We have 4 titles/headings and 4 paragraphs. T: Read the headings, then match the paragraph to them T: Do we have to read the whole paragraph to get the idea? S: No T: Can we just read the first and last lines? S: yes T: how many paragraphs do we have? S:4 T: And how many headings? S: Also 4 T: let's do the first one together T: find the paragraph that fits the 1st heading S: Paragraph 3. **Don't nominate** T: Do you all agree? S: yes Monitor T: Check your answers in pairs Can you share your answer? S answers **Don't nominate T: Do you all agree? S: yes

While-Reading 2 (3 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging task- reading to locate specific information

Display on the projector or (HO2) T: Now read these questions and answer them from the text. T: How can find the answer? S: Or T(in case they didn't answer): using the headings T: Are writing our own answers or getting them from the text? S: From the text Hand in handouts T: let's do the first one together T: Read the 1st question, and tell me which heading leads us to the answer S: B Family and free time. **Don't nominate** T: Do you all agree? S: yes T: Great, and what is the answer? Ss find the answer. S: 2000 **Don't nominate** T: Do you all agree? S: yes T: Great, now start. Monitor Pair check Answer key if the projector is available If not, T to anon S: can you tell us the answers?

Post-Reading- Follow-up task (4 minutes) • To provide with speaking an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Now, imagine that you're at an event T: What do we do at events like weddings and so? S: Talk and meet people T: What do we talk about Ss: Family, university, work, home, vacation, free time T: Use this paper here (display HO3) and in pairs ask each other about the points in the paper. Open pair demonstration T: S1 ask your collegue S1 asks s2, and s2 replies. T: Great now, stand up and choose a person to talk to. **Ideally in a real class context, this would take from 5 to 8 minutes Monitor and detect errors T: Great, Now switch pairs and tell the new person about your previous friend. Monitor and detect errors **Ideally in a real class context, this would take like 5 minutes. Content feedback T to S: Did you find the people you've met interesting? S: Yes or No T: Why? S explains T: would you like to meet him/her again? Language feedback

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