upper intermediate level
Reading the text and practicing the tatget vocabulary in the text
Learning, Pronouncing, and practicing the target vocabulary through reading.
Procedure (38-53 minutes)
There are two important steps in this stage. The first one is putting a woman dysmorphic female figure on the board and asking questions about it: ''Is she really fat? Why does she see a fat person in the mirror? The second Picture is a male figure with great muscles, but in the mirror he sees somebody thinner than himself. Similar questions are asked for the figure: Does he have great muscles? Does he see himself in the mirror? Why doesn’t he see himself enough muscled? Then the answer is given to them: Imagined Ugly Syndrome or Body dysmorphic Disorder BDD, which is the official term for the problem. After presenting the context the teacher ask students WHO they think gets this; actors, pop stars. The last step is questioning whether students think this mainly affects women or men.
For two minutes Student read the text quickly. Then Teacher asks the questions in exercise 1 and 2. It is a discussion about the text which will be done together. Before reading for specific information and for details, this stage will help students become familiar with the text.
In exercise 3, there are eight questions about some characters in the text, as a gap filling activity. Students will read the information and find the character. Then, they will check with their friends and get the answer key.
Students are asked to match the definitions and words. This procedure is done as a competition in three groups. Then, the answer key is distributed. The teacher explains the words again. Teacher helps them to pronounce.
In three groups, students discuss the question in exercise 5: Do you think this is a serious medical problem and govenments should pay for research into it? After the discussion the ideas are shared with the class.
Teacher divides students into three groups and students starts to match the words and associated definitions, or explanations. This is a competition. The first group will be the winner and teacher orders tea for them.