intermediate / B2 level level
To provide scan and detailed reading practice using a text about The return of Martin Guerre in the context of mysteries stories.
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a discussion in the context of Mysteries stories
Procedure (34-43 minutes)
In order to engage sts with the text, I will show the poster and introduce the characters in the movie. Then I will show the trailler and ask them to guess and find out what is the truth about him.
I will elicit the meaning of the words from sts first if they cant guess the meaning I will explain it if it is not clear will give an example each.
first sts will read the text through and then they will try to think what happened first and after in the story to put the paragraphs in order, after that peer check in pairs. FB will be given on the WB.
Sts will read the story again to complete the sentences with the phrases are given. By doing this, sts will be able to understand and summarize the story efficiently. peer check in pairs. FB will be given on the WB.
sts will have a HO which shows a picture of Arnaud and will discuss the question in small groups. Could Bertrande really have believed that Armaud was her husband? FB will be given WC by elicit from sts some responses if they guess what was the truth about Martin Guerre? then will ask them the discussion questions to ensure that WC understand the text. Do you think he was wrong to pretend to be someone else? or Why do you think he did? Error correction will be on the spot while they are discussing.