Fatemeh Fatemeh

intermediate level


Abc video, power point, open mind level 3 students book

Main Aims

  • practice reading for gist and reading for details in the context of a TV show.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of TV show.


Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Students will see photos of some TV shows and will talk about them, then they will see a picture of the TV show they are going to read about. Then they will watch a video about the TV show, work in pairs and share their ideas together and guess what is the the text about.

Pre-teach vocabulary (2-3 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

The teacher will pre-teach some blocking vocabulary to the students using pictures and elicit the new vocabulary And asks CCQs to check their understanding.

Reading for gist (2-3 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

The students will read the text for the first time quickly and individually to see if their guesses about the text were right or not and discuss it in class.

Reading for details (5-6 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed reading tasks

The students will read the text again in depth to find some details and answer the questions individually and then peer-check it in the break-out rooms.

Post-Reading (3-4 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

The students will work in pairs and discuss if the place in the TV show is good for problem teenagers or not.

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