Ahmed K Alshammari Ahmed K Alshammari

Endangered Species
B1 (Intermediate Level) level


In this lesson, tourism security learners will practice reading for main ideas and for specific information through the context of endangered species. The lesson will start with a lead-in clarifying endangered species, followed by a preparing to read activity which is about the text's key vocabularies. Then, learners will do a gist reading of the text to figure out the main ideas for each paragraph. After that, they will do reading for details and specific information of the same text and answer some questions.Finally, we will end our lesson with a speaking activity about solutions to save endangered species.


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Main Aims

  • To provide tourism security learners with a practice in reading for gist, detail and specific information in the context of endangered animals.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide tourism security learners clarification of habitat protection vocabularies in the context of endangered animals.
  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice to tourism security learners in a discussion in the context of endangered animals.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Teacher will show a picture of ''endangered animals'', and clarify to students that those animals may disappear soon. Teacher asks questions: Why do you think those animals will disappear soon? What do we call a group of animals or plants which could soon disappear? If they don't know the meaning of the word, Teacher will define it for the Ss. .

Pre-Reading Activity (6-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible.

Teacher will ask students to do exercise 1. Students need to read the definitions and complete the sentences with the correct words. Teacher should urge students to use their dictionaries and ask questions if the meaning is still unclear.

Reading for details and specific information. (10-13 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed reading task.

Teacher will allow the students to do a longer and more detailed reading and answer the questions in ex 3.

Speaking Task (8-10 minutes) • To improve their accuracy and fluency in speaking.

Work with a partner. Think of three solutions to protect endangered animals.

Feedback and Error Correction (5-6 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Go over these words pronunciation quickly to extra double their accuracy. 1. endangered 2. species. 3. pollute. 4. natural.

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