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B1 level


In this lesson, the student will gain familiarity with a religious holiday, which is her favorite topic.Then tries to remove her pronunciation mistakes, enrich vocabulary and understand the meaning of the sentences while skimming and reading. Finally, she will share her own ideas and her experience about the topic


Abc book(Top Notch 3)- CD-Powerpiont- video-pictures

Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about religious traditions in the context of h

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of holiday words in the context of holiday


Warmer/Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1. Greet with her 2. Ask her how she spent her weekend 3. Ask her to look at the picture of the reading 4. Ask her what she thinks they are doing 5. Show her a short video.

Pre-Reading/Listening (3-4 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

1. Show her you power point 2. Ask her to match the pictures with the words and phrases 3. Help her if she has any difficulty understanding the meaning of them CCQs: Fast a. Do you eat food? (No) b. Do you drink ? (No) c.Do you do that at night? (No) The break of the dawn a. Do you eat breakfast? (Yes) b. Is it at the beginning of the day? (Yes) Abstain from something a. Do you let yourself do something? (No) b. Do you have any reason? (Yes) The setting of the sun a. Is it the end of the day? (Yes) b. Does the sun stop shining? (Yes) Calendar a.Does it show the days? (Yes) b. Do you use it when you want to plan? (Yes) Worship a. Do you love something or someone? (Yes) b. Do you respect that? (Yes) 4. Pronounce the words 5. Ask her to make a sentence for each word

While-Reading/Listening #1 (2-3 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

1. Want her to skim the reading 2. Ask her to tell you what she understands ICQs: a. How much time does she have to skim? (1 minute) b. How much should she talk? (in a few sentences) 3. Ask if she has any problem with the meaning or the pronunciation of a typical word

While-Reading/Listening #2 (3-4 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

1. Ask her to read the reading aloud and pay careful attention to her fluency 2. Ask her the following questions: a. What is Ramadan? b. What is the typical greeting in Ramadan? c. What do Muslims do on Ramadan? d. What is Eid ul-Fitr? 3. Ask her to make a question of the reading and answer it

Post-Reading/Listening (3-4 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

1.Ask her what she usually does in Ramadan 2. Ask her to talk about her first experience of fasting 3. Ask her what she feels while fasting

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