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Beginner level


In this lesson Students will read a text about Vancouver. First they will practice vocabulary and then there'll be a brainstorming about Vancouver. Then they'll have a quick reading to find out who is the audience of this text. They'll name the subtitles, do some vocabulary activities, discussion and writing.


Abc a gap fill handout
Abc a question- answer handout
Abc a word group handout
Abc cards
Abc whiteboard

Main Aims

  • READING - Students will read the text about Vancouver they will do some pre reading, while reading and post reading activities to have a good understanding of the text.

Subsidiary Aims

  • VOCABULARY - Pre-teaching of some vocabulary with some visuals and then some exercises.


Warmer/Lead-in & Pre- teaching of the vocabulary (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

The students will see some pictures about the words business people, local people, tourists, tired, relax, ride a bike.

Pre-Reading (5-5 minutes) • They will see some pictures of Vancouver

They'll try to guess which city is it ? Where is it? Then they'll try to brainstorm about Vancouver.

While-Reading- Gist (3-4 minutes) • The students will have a quick reading of the text to find out who the audience of the text is.

The students will firs see the question: Who is the text for? BUSINESS PEOPLE? LOCAL PEOPLE? TOURISTS? Then they'll have a quick reading to find out the audience of the text.

While reading- Gist • This time a little bit more information to find the suitable titles for the paragraphs.

They already have the passage, they will have the subtitles and try to match them with the paragraphs.

While-Reading - Scanning for the places in Vancouver (5-7 minutes) • To make students will scan for categorizing the places to go.

They will see some questions about finding suitable place for each situation. They will do scanning again.

While-Reading - Scanning for the vocabulary (4-5 minutes) • To fill the gaps with the words from the text

Students will have a gap-filling handout. They will fill the gaps with some particular words (fantastic-fascinating-close to) in the text.

Post-Reading - Vocabulary practice (4-5 minutes) • The students will have a gap filling handout to find the synoynms of the words.

The students will use the words they used in the previous task. They will change the words with their synoyms.

Post-Reading - Discussion (7-8 minutes) • To make the students use what they got from the text

The students will have a discussion about: "Imagine that you are a tourist in Vancouver Which place would you like to go? Why?" I would like to go ……… because…….. They will see these on the whiteboard.

Post-Reading - Writing (5-7 minutes) • To make students use the vocabulary and personalize the context

The students will write an e-mail to Tom Ahmet (they met him last thursday in Victoria's lesson) They will write about Bursa. Where to go, what to eat, what to do in Bursa. After writing they will give the writings to the teacher and the teacher will stick them on the walls Then as groups the students will read eachother's writings. Finally they'll answer the question -as a group- which one is your favourite? Why?

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