hamad suwalem hamad suwalem

TP 6
B1 level


In this lesson, students will practice reading a magazine article about two unusual hotels. They also will identify and practice to speak about the two hotels using vocabulary mentioned in the article.


Abc face2face pre-intermediate Redston & Cunningham, 2005: CUP
Abc Hand outs
Abc white board
Abc video clip

Main Aims

  • To provide reading text to students to scan for specific information.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide vocabulary related to hotels by the river or under the sea


Warmer (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

* tell students that we are going to read about hotels today * ask students to form 4 groups * give students HOs and tell them to discuss the questions * ask students to share interesting answers with the class

Pre-Reading (10-12 minutes) • To pre teach vocabulary items from the article to make it accesible

* students look at the list of words in Ex. 1b * write the words on WB and show the part of speech one by one * use gesture, picture, definitions, and examples to help with the meaning * use CCQs to check students understanding * show the word stress and help with the pronunciation * drill chorally and individually

While-Reading #1 (3-5 minutes) • To quess which words/phrases belong to which text

* fold texts so students look at the photos of the two hotels only * ask students to read only the first paragraph * students try to decide which words/ phrases belong to which text * then students work in pairs to decide * check with the whole class

While-Reading #2 (11-14 minutes) • To provide a task of reading for specific information

* divide sts into A an B * form 4 groups of 2 As and 2 Bs * A sts read about one hotel and B sts read about the other hotel. * set a time limit to read the texts and answer the questions

post reading (5-7 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

* put one student from A to on from B *sts take turns to ask and answer questions in EX. 3 * check with the whole class * then same pair need to answer questions in Ex. 5 a) * sts read and listen to both texts about two hotels * check with the whole class.

free speaking practice (3-5 minutes) • to encourage students to us TL in speaking

* write on WB " Which hotel is better for a holiday and why? *ask sts now to stand up * Sts walk around class and mingle to talk to other student about their preference and give reasons

Web site designed by: Nikue