Stefania Stefania

Copy of Art (reading & speaking)
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, SS practice reading for gist as well as speaking. The lesson starts with setting the context of art by presenting some pictures. Then,SS do a matching word exercise regarding art. Accordingly, SS practice a short speaking exercise. Then, SS scan the reading text followed by pre-teaching some vocabulary of text so that students read the text for gist and filling the gap exercise. Different parts of speech of "discover" will be also taught (depending on the time). Finally, SS practice speaking exercise meanwhile T monitoring them and later give the feedback on the WB.


Abc Global Pre-Intermediate
Abc WB
Abc Global Pre-Intermediate

Main Aims

  • To provide scan reading practice using a text about Discovered True stories of how valuable works of art were found in unexpected places. in the context of "In a field, under a street, on a wall, at a market".

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of new vocabulary and practice speaking fluency.


Lead-in (2 minutes) • To set the context of art

4 pictures of art (painting,a Turkish painter, sculpture and a Turkish writer) presented by OHP SS guess the context of art.

Vocabulary and speaking (9-10 minutes) • To engage the SS to learn different types of art with meaning and pronunciation.

SS match the pictures with different types of art individually. They check the answers in groups. T gives the answers and regarding some vocabulary T elicits meaning (by asking CCQ and show pictures for the difference between sculpture and statue) and practice pronunciation (chain back for old manuscript) then write them on WB to show the stress. Then, SS should practice S by asking questions written on WB by T."which picture do you like the most?why?" SS should speak to their partners and before that T gives an example to clarify..

Pre-reading (3-4 minutes) • make SS ready for reading

T ask SS 2 or 3 questions about the pictures. Are they old?are they created by famous people? are they found in unexpected places? T tries to elicit the meaning of "unexpected" by telling a personal story: I have a friend, one day I called her and I heard her cry, she said her father died. Her father didn't was not sick and didn't have any accident, so his death was totally "unexpected". T write "unexpected on the WB before telling the story and by point to WB, tries to elicit it from SS.

Reading for gist (3-4 minutes) • To match the texts with the pictures.

SS skim the text and they should match the titles with the passages. there are 4 texts with 8 pictures.

Reading for specific purposes (10-11 minutes) • To fill in a gap exercise

T will pre-teach "goddess, reproduction and flea market" and SS do exercise 2. In the reading for specific details stage, SS read the text again and complete 8 sentences with the words in the reading text. They will check answer in pairs and then whole class will give the answers. T ask how they found the answers and then give feedback on WB.

Vocabulary extention (4-5 minutes) • To learn different parts of speech for "discover"

T write "discover (verbs)" on WB. Then write discovery, discovered and undiscovered and try to elicit the parts of speech from SS. Later, SS will be asked to complete the task with correct form of discover (in pairs).

Speaking (9-10 minutes) • For fluency

T gives instruction, SS should speak about something very valuable to their partner. T write 4 questions on WB. 1) what is the object? 2) how old is it) 3) who gave it to you or how did you get it? 4) why is it so important to you? While monitoring, TT write errors on WB. Then T ask one of 2 of the SS to tell about their partner. In this stage T tries to change the pairs for interacting with different people.

Error correction (3-4 minutes) • Help SS for accuracy

T correct SS errors on WB and tries to clarify them.

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