Copy of reading a postcard about a holiday, adjectives
To provide gist reading practice using a text about postcard about holiday in the context of holiday, food, hotel, friends, sightseeing.
To provide scan reading practice using a text about reading a postcard about holiday in the context of holiday, sightseeing, food, hotel
To provide detailed reading practice using a text about reading a postcard about holiday in the context of holiday, food, hotel, friends, sightseeing.
To provide clarification of holiday words and adjectives in the context of food, hotel, sightseeing, travelling
Procedure (31-45 minutes)
T sticks some pictures of Istanbul, a Turkish singer, football player, and food to elicit the adjectives. After that, T asks learners to match the adjectives with appropriate sentences, Ss do it in pair. T divides ss into two groups of red and blue and sticks the sentences for each group on the board. T asks the ss to match the adjectives with the appropriate sentence. T gives them the answer key for FB. T sticks some other adjectives on the board and asks the ss to match them with the appropriate pictures. The ss do it in pair then stand up and check the others' answers. T nominates one student to choose one of the classmates to answer (FB),
T sticks some pictures of her holiday in Istanbul such as food, hotel and sightseeing and asks ss to look at these pictures and write what words come to their minds (e.g. hotel, delicious food, etc). T asks learners to check their answers in pair, then nominates one student to read his/her words. T asks ss to underline the words that they have already written.They do it individually.T pre-teaches some essential words by matching activity. Ss do it individually and the in pair. T nominates a student to ask one of the classmates to answer (FB).
t gives ss a question about the main idea of the text and ss have one minute to skim. ss do it individually. Then, they check it in pair. For FB, T sticks the answers outside the classroom and asks two ss to go out to find them and read them for their groups.
T gives ss some questions to scan the text to find specific information. They do it in pair and T sticks the answer key under their chair for FB. T gives ss some questions to read for detail and ss have to read the text for more challenging questions. They check the answers in pair and T sticks the answer key on the wall for FB.
T asks ss to write a postcard to a friend by using some clues. They do it in pair. T gives them a handout including some wh- questions and ss stand up and go round the class to find a partner and ask the questions about their postcards and write the names of their classmate on the handout. T nominates one student to answer the questions about the friend.