Fatemeh Fatemeh

TP 8
intermediate level


Abc Empower B1+ student's book

Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice and more detailed reading in the context of special food and meal.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking.


Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows a picture to students and asks questions. questions: Do you like eating out? How often do you eat out? What food do you like to eat?

Pre-Teach vocabulary (4-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T pre-teach some blocking vocabulary, to make the students ready for reading the text. blocking vocabulary: hawker center cuisine illegal steamed rice Then T asks CCQs to check students understanding

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

T shows the students a picture and asks: where is this place? which country is it? The students share their ideas and guesses. Then T asks them to read the text for one minute individually to see if they were right or not. Then T asks ICQs: How much time do you have?

Reading for details (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed reading tasks

The students will read the text again in depth for four minutes to find some details and answer the questions individually and then peer-check their answers for three minutes in the break-out rooms. Then check the answers in the main meeting. Then asks ICQs to check the students' understanding: How much time do you have? Are you going to do this individually or in pairs?

Production (4-6 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

T asks the students to think about one of these meals for a minute: the most special meal that you've ever made the most delicious meal you've ever eaten a meal you'll never forget Then T asks them to talk about it for 3 minutes in pairs, then discuss it in the main meeting. T asks ICQs: How much time do you have? Are you going to do it individually or in pairs?

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