Teaching practice 4
Pre-Intermediate, A2 level
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about Famous Dystopias in Literature in the context of Hopes and Fears
To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation based on the text about Famous Dystopias in Literature in the context of Hopes and Fears
Procedure (38-50 minutes)
Before the lesson starts, I'm going to hang the pictures related to the three books/movies mentioned in the text the sts are going to read in the lesson. As the lesson starts, all sts will be invited to pick up a flash card of one of four colours, so all sts will be divided in 4 groups. Then, I'm going to set the task: to walk around the classroom, look at the pictures and in groups decide what those pictures represent (GW). After the sts come up with some ideas, I will tell them the pictures represent famous books about dystopias. To elicit the meaning of the word, firstly, I will elicit the word "utopia".
I'll draw the word "dystopia" on the WB and ask the sts in their groups brainstorm some ideas characterizing dystopias. (GW) Then, the sts in turns come up to the WB and write their ideas. As a FB, I'm going to concept check the words which I think they might have difficulties with.
I'll tell the sts they are going to read three short summaries of those books and do the ex. 3 on page 46 (Solo). The sts compare their answers in their groups (GW). As a FB, the correct answers will be provided on the WB.
The sts read the texts again and do the ex. 4. (PW) For checking answers, the sts change partners.(PW) As a feed back, I'm going to divide the WB in three columns (each for a book) and ask the sts to write the correct answers on the WB.
Perform a demo to the ex. 5 on page 46. Make the sts change the partners again and do the speaking ex. 5. (PW) As a feed back, do an error correction on the WB.