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Teaching practice 8
Pre - intermediate level


In this lesson, students will be concentrating on reading skills and vocabulary in the context of superstitions. Students will also practice their speaking and in the context of superstition. The class will begin by activating the students schemata followed by a pre-vocabulary teaching stage. Ss will have a reading for gist task and a detailed reading task. After that they will have a controlled practice activity followed by a speaking practice.


Abc Superstitions Presentation
Abc Superstitions Reading

Main Aims

  • To provide students with a reading practice and develop their gist and detailed reading sub - skills in the context of superstitions.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To introduce students to vocabulary related to superstitions.


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

• Ss will see some pictures on the WB and discuss with a partner what is our topic today. T. elicit from Ss the word 'superstition'.

Pre-Reading/Listening (8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

• Ss will recieve cards with words written on them and they have to match them with the picture on the WB. • FB Ss discuss the answers with the T. and T. asks CCQs. • T. drills the words that are new for the Ss

While-Reading/Listening #1 (12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

• Ss work in groups for this task. • Each S. recieves a list with 6 titles. Ss can see the paragraphs on the walls. There are five paragraphs. • Ss have to discuss with their partner and write the number of the paragraph next to the correct title. Ss have 2 min. to do that. • Ss change partner and check their answers • FB - answers are given on the WB.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

• Ss work in pairs • Ss. recieve a list with sentences • Ss have to discuss with a partner and answer true or false • FB Ss discuss their answers with the T. and give reason for their choice.

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

• Ss can see some highlighted words in the text. • Ss have to use these words and fill in the gaps • Ss can see the answer on the WB

If time left Ss will discuss about superstitions and write a post on facebook about interesting superstitions.

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