Pre Intermediate level


This is a reading lesson which aims to provide students reading practice in the context of advice.


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed practice in the context of "adivce"

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of challenging words from the text


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

I will start by telling Ss all the problems I have had in the last 24 hours. Then I will ask them if any of them have had a minor problem recently and if they were able to solve any of them. I will ask students to discuss the following questions: OPEN CLASS: What was the last piece of good advice you received? What three pieces of advice will you give your children? How good are you at giving advice? What advice would you give the president of your country? What advice do you have for people who want to study English?

Pre-Reading/Listening (4-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

I will ask students to read the following 4 words from the jamboard and try to elicit the meaning Sentences I made delicious biscuits for Thanksgiving last year I put all by books in a pile. One of top of the other My room is a mess right now. It is time to tidy my room She lost her dog. she is offering a $500 reward for the person who finds it. CCQ Concept checking questions When was the last time you had to tidy your room? Do you know how to make biscuits? FORM: I will elicit the form from students: PRONUNCIATION 1.I will model words (saying aloud) 2. I will Ss to indentify number of syllables and stress 3, I will ask Ss to drill

While-Reading/Listening #1 (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Tell Ss to read the text quickly to get the general idea. I will give them 4 minutes only Then I will read the title of the article and ask Ss to guess what the artible will be about? about people having problems or ideas to solve these problems?

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

They will read the text and decide whether they I will ask Ss to read each article (1 to 4) and match them with 4 of the problems Ss should also "add" 4 captions as text headings to the text According to the text we just read, "what is the advice for these problems?" Check possible answers from Ss. Answers: 1. My home is a mess 2. I am addicted to my mobile 3. I cant concentrate on my work 4. I dont sleep well. I will ask Ss to explain their answers I will also ask Ss to complete the exercise in pairs and compare their ideas I will check their answers and help Ss with words they might not understand

Post-Reading/Listening (6-8 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

I will ask Ss to discuss these questions: What advice do you have about being successful with money? Whose advice do you usually take? What are some things students should do to improve their English? What should I do to make more money?

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