TP8 Clothes - Reading
Elementary (A1) level
To develop students' reading skills through a text in the context of clothes shopping
To provide the students with speaking practice using clothes vocabulary
To provide the students with clothes vocabulary
Procedure (40-47 minutes)
Show the picture of a clothes store and ask them what they can buy at a clothes store, elicit some of the clothes vocabulary and give them a minute to find more clothes vocabulary in pairs. Ask which group has the most words, ask them to read and write the words on the board. Then show the pictures or realia to clarify the meaning.
Tell them what a title is and ask them to find a title for the text by looking at quickly. Give them 1 minute and ask what they find, hen tell the original title of the text.
Ask them read the text about shopping habits of three people and match their pictures with their ideas. After they finish, ask them to check their answers with their partners and ask them tell their answers to give feedback. then give the second HOs where they have to fill in the gaps with the names of these three people according to their shopping preferences. Ask them check their answers with their partners and give feedback by asking them to read the sentences.
Give each pair one of these three people's shopping preferences taken from the original text, chance the clothes vocabulary with their pictures so they will have to remember the name of the clothes in order to read the text.
To group them ask them pick a paper with either the picture or the name of the clothes. For example the picture of a skirt and the word "skirt" is a pair. Put the pictures of different clothes stores' on the walls and ask them speak about the clothes store they are standing in front of. (they can tell what the store has and what they buy from that place) Tell them they have to speak about each place for 2 minutes and they have to change their places.
Monitor them while they are speaking and take notes. Write their mistakes on the board and ask what is wrong with the sentence, ask them to correct.