The aims of this lesson are to provide practice of the vocabulary of jobs and of reading and speaking skills.
The lesson is based around a jigsaw reading exercise on a text about a survey of hairdressers. It introduces the topic of jobs with discussion and a dictation, then asks learners to identify and exchange information. It finishes with learners giving their own opinions about what makes a good/bad job.
Pre-Intermediate and above
- To provide practice of the vocabulary of jobs and of reading and speaking skills
- To introduce the topic of jobs with discussion and a dictation
- To identify and exchange information
- To allow learners to give their own opinions about what makes a good/bad job
Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure including answers to tasks.
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Worksheets: exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:
- Pre reading activity
- Split reading text
- Vocabulary task
- Discussion task
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This lesson plan was first published in 2005
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