Tuesday Sep.6.2022 Reading Bilinguals
English 11 level
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about bilingualism in the context of language.
To provide clarification, review and practice of bilingualism related vocabulary in the context of language.
Procedure (35-28 minutes)
1. Do you speak languages other than English and your mother tongue? 2. How can be speaking another language benefit you in the future? The students will work in pairs to answer the questions and then share their ideas with the teacher.
1. Students will go through the text and locate the words they do not know with their eyes first. 2. The students will go through the text again and highlight/underline the words they do not know. 3. The teacher will elicit the meaning of the words that the students do not know.
1. The students will try to guess the topic of the text from the title. 2. The students will read for gist and have a quick discussion about the topic of the text. 3. The students will read the questions in exercise B and then return to the text for another scan reading. 4. The students will return to questions in B and begin to answer the questions in pairs. 5. They will eventually share their answers with the teacher.
In exercise C, the students will read for more specific details. 1. The students will read the questions from 1-6. 2. In pairs, the students will return to the text and find the words. 3. The students will then share the answers with the teacher.
1. The students will read the questions in exercise D. 2. They will return to the text for a more extensive read. 3. The students will return to exercise D, and in pairs, they will take turns asking each other the questions. 4. The students will share their answers/opinions with the teacher.
Use some of the new words to make five meaningful sentences.