1. Coffee Bean in Korea
2. Coffee Bean in the U.S
<Lesson plan with Coffee Bean menus>
1. Topic : What do you want to order at Coffee Bean?
2. Skill : Reading Skill
3. Level : Intermediate/ Adult
4. Objective : First, Students will be able to compare and analyze the differences in Coffee Bean menus in Korea and America. Second, Students will learn scanning skill by concentrating on the detail of the menus. Third, Students will get information about Coffee Bean: menu, size, price, etc.
5. How to use : These are for developing scanning skill in reading. Teacher provides Coffee Bean menus in both Korea and America. The teacher ask students six scanning questions about the menus. The teacher can provide more questions, if they want to. Here is an example of the question; where can you order non coffee drink, Coffee Bean in Korea or America? The teacher can ask questions either handout or PPT. Also, the students can answer by writing or speaking. They will make their specific questions about the menus as well.
a. Pre-Reading : Show students the picture on the left. That is a hazelnut latte, and sold in Coffee Bean in both Korea and America. Then, ask them to guess the price; how much is the hazelnut latte in Coffee Bean in Korea? Is the price of the Coffee Bean in Korea same as the one in America? Tell them they will find out the answer by scanning the menus.
b. While-Reading :
1. Let students answer the questions below.
[Six Specific Questions for Scanning Skills]
- If you have five dollars and want to order small latte with an extra espresso shot in Coffee Bean in America, which latte would you order?
- If you have ordered a cup of today’s brew, finish your coffee, and you want to refill in America, how much should you pay?
- If you want to drink iced espresso in Korea, what size would be available?
- Where can you order non coffee drink, Coffee Bean in Korea or in America?
- Which drinks can you order only as small size in Korea?
- How many types of brewed coffee are available in Coffee Bean in Korea and one in America?
2. Let students make two scanning questions about two menus and share their questions in pairs. They will answer each other’s questions.
c. Post-Reading : Make students create new Coffee Bean menus both in Korea and America in pairs; They create two menus and sizes available. Also, they price them. Then, each group introduces their new menus to the classmates, and they vote for the best menu with the reason why they vote for it. This speaking activity helps students to use the vocabularies used in coffee shop in their conversation, and improves their speaking skills.