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study abroad
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson Ss will use subtitles as a practice reading for gist to predict content and then they will read for specific information .The lesson ends with a discussion about studying abroad.


Abc marker
Abc White board,
Abc handouts

Main Aims

  • To provide Ss with gist and scan reading practice in the context of studying abroad.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide Ss with fluency speaking practice in the context of studying abroad.


Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Give the Ss some handouts with a map of the world and show them the main title"studying abroad" and elicit the meaning of" abroad".Then have them in pairs discuss the countries that everyone like to travel ,have visited so far or choose for studying and their reasons. The feedback is given by nominating one or two Ss to tell the class about their opinion. Then have Ss write the name of several English-speaking countries and read several reasons for studying abroad and try to add two more reasons to them again with a partner and ask one or two Ss to explain their extra reasons.

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

Have Ss read just the main title and subtitles and try to understand the ideas of each paragraph then ask three of them to tell the class their ideas as feedback.After this stage want them to scan the paragraph and check their answers in pairs and want each of the Ss explain one of the paragraphs.

While-Reading (4-6 minutes) • To provide students with specific information reading tasks

In order to do part C on page 32 have Ss read the advertisement and then do the exercise A and B (Reading Comprehension) on page 34 and check the answers with a partner then ask one by one to tell the class about their answers (Choose them randomly).

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

Have Ss to stand up and in groups of three or four discuss the questions in part C on page 34 and as feedback each of them tell about the opinions of his/her group .

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