Lesson Plan - a Night Out in Newcastle.
Article by Nick Peachey
Level – intermediate and above
Reading can sometimes be a very solitary experience and many teachers prefer to get students to do it at home, but with the right kind of text and the right tasks, reading can be turned into a fun, collaborative and communicative experience. This lesson exploits an authentic text taken from a British Council ‘UKinfocus’ website and has a range of quite simple tasks that students work through in groups. There are also a range of suggestions for follow up tasks.
Lesson Plan: – guide for teacher on procedure including answers to tasks.
Download lesson plan 74k pdf
Worksheets: – exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:
- Jigsaw reading task
- Collaborative comprehension task
- Vocabulary development task
- Discussion task
Download worksheets 65k pdf
Note: The audio is not essential for the lesson but you may like to use it in class as an optional element.
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