Reading Lesson - Unit 7A
Pre-Intermediate level


Abc Unit 7 pg 68,69
Abc online thesaurus dictionary
Abc padlet.com
Abc reading text 68-69
Abc ppt

Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about famous people quotes

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of quotes in the context of about life events
  • To provide clarification of key words from the text


Warmer (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students about the reading

Teacher shows students a picture collage of famous people. She asks students if they know any of the people in the picture. T asks students to work in pairs and talk about questions on the board. - Do people learn things from celebrities? Have you ever learned something from a celebrity?

Pre-Reading (9-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Teacher asks students to look at the pictures and discuss who the people are, why they are famous and what they know about them. if there is a famous person that they don't know about, the teacher provides short information. The teacher asks students to open a thesaurus dictionary on their phones and look up some words that are from the text. Students check the words, take notes and share the results in a class discussion.

While-Reading 1 (6-7 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

Teacher asks students to read the text and find the words they have just studied. After reading students share the sentences with the target words.

While-Reading 2 (6-7 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction reading tasks

Students read the text again and do activity 1b - after reading and matching, teacher asks students compare their answers with their partners first. Teacher elicits the answers for the activity.

Post-Reading (10-13 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Students discuss 1d in pairs and share their ideas as a class discussion. Then, teacher wants students to work in pairs and find an inspirational quote that they like. Teacher shares some links to find some quotes online. Students pick a quote and share it on a Padlet wall. Students go around the classroom and share their quotes with friends and they tell each other what the quote is about and why they like it.

Reflection (2-3 minutes) • To review the topic and vocabulary of the lesson

The teacher asks students to share their favorite quote that a classmate shared. Also she asks students to remember some words they have learned today and she makes notes on the board.

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