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Information Media - Reading Lesson
Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss talk about information media and share their ideas and believes about it. Then, they read an article and do some reading comprehension exercises and cover the topic-related vocabulary. At the end of the class, as a follow-up, they will do a speaking activity.


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about facts and fiction in the context of information media

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of fact and information related vocabulary in the context of information media
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of information media
  • To enable Ss to develop their guessing the meaning from the context skill in the context of information media


Warmer/Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- T greets Ss and asks how they are. - T checks if she can remember their names. - T asks the date and weather and writes it on the board. - T shows a picture coding power point on the screen. - Ss need to break the code to find out today's topic.

Pre-Reading (4-6 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

- Ss make a questionnaire about information media and compare their answers in groups. - T asks what most of the Ss use to get information and if they trust it or not.

While Reading 1 (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist reading tasks

- T posts the paragpraphs on the wall seperately and gives Ss the subheadings. (Act. 2 on page 8) - In pairs, Ss go around the class, read the paragraphs and match the paragraphes with the subheadings. - Ss compare their answers with the neighbour pairs. - They check the answers as a whole class.

While Reading 2 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

- T gives the whole text and Ss answer the questions in new pairs. (Act. 3 on page 8) - They compare their answers with the neighbours. - T sticks the answers on the wall, they go and check it.

Vocabulary (4-6 minutes) • To provide clarification and practice of the target vocabulary

- T focuses on how to guess meaning from the context. - In pairs, Ss find the words and expressions in the article. (Act 4. on page 8) - They compare their answers with the neighbours. - They check it as a whole class. - T focuses on pronunciation through modelling and drilling.

Post-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- In pairs, Ss complete the questions with the words they have covered in ex. 4 (act. 5 on page 9) - They check answers with the other pairs. - 2- 3 Ss come to the board to write the answers. - T brings a plastic bag to the class and puts these questions in it. - Each group picks two cards- two different questions to answer and talk about it. - They go through the questions all together.

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