By the end of the lesson, the students will have practiced with their receptive sub-skills in reading for gist and specific information in the context of "celebrity worship syndrome".
By the end of the lesson, the students will have practiced with their productive fluency sub-skill in speaking in the context of "celebrity worship syndrome".
Procedure (32-42 minutes)
1. The teacher plays a short video for the students. The video shows a teen-aged girl obsessed with her favorite celebrity. 2. The teacher has the students think about what they have seen in the video and discuss it with their partners in pair. 3. For feedback, the teacher calls on some individuals from different pairs to share their views with the whole class.
1. The teacher will elicit from the students the meaning of a few vocabulary items including "hero", "heroin", "worship", primitive", "look up to", "obsession", and "adolescent". 2. She pre-teaches those items that they don't understand.
1. The teacher gives out the jumbled paragraphs of a reading passage to the students. 2. The teacher projects three potential titles for the reading passage on the board. 3. The teacher get the students to have a brief look at the paragraphs, without trying to put them in order, and choose the best title for the whole reading passage. The should do it on their own at this stage for which they have two minutes. 4. When the time is up, the teacher has the students check and discuss their answers in pairs for a minute. 5. For feedback, the teacher shows the right answer on the board.
1. The teacher has the students work in groups of three to put the jumbled paragraphs back in order. They will be given four minutes for this activity. 2. For feedback, the teacher will provide the students with a handout where they can access the reading passage with each paragraph in its right place.
1. The teacher puts the students in groups of three or four and provide them with some specific questions in a handout. 2. The teacher has the students read the text, given in a HO in the previous stage, and answer the questions. They will have five minutes to answer the questions. 3. The teacher will show the answers on the board.
1. The teacher provides each student with a questionnaire where they will answer some true false questions about themselves. 2. The students have a minute or two to answer the questions about themselves and calculate the result. 3. The teacher has the whole class to stand and walk around the classroom to share their answers with others. 4. The teacher has the students announce their results; those with the highest percentage will be declared to be suffering from this syndrome to some extent. 5. The teacher will ask these students to sit in a row at the front of the class and talk about their favorite celebrities, and the other students sitting will try to ask questions and give advice to these students.