Merve Ozturk Merve Ozturk

Slow Food
A2 ( Pre-Intermediate) level


In this lesson,students will learn realia for food lessons based on speaking and listening text about are you a foodie . The lesson starts with a discussion about what is their favorite Turkish food. This is fallowed by are you a foodie where students speak and listen and relate their favorite Turkish food.


Abc Questionnaire to find out questions

Main Aims

  • To provide their speaking about their favorite food and listening of the book. By the end of the lesson students will have developed their skills of listening for gist and details in the context of the textbook.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Students will have developed their listening skills using the the pre-taugt vocabulary in the context of their favorite Turkish food. Then students will find who is a foodie student in the class.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I will start to my lesson telling my favortie Turkish food ;Tantuni. Then ı will ask my students ''Would you really go to Mersin to eat Tantuni for only a couple of hours?''

Vocabulary Pre-teaching (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

I will drill and elicit the words from the listening article. Words are ingredients, recipe. I will show them pictures and I will tell them to repeat the words.

Listening for Gist (2-5 minutes) • To listening the text really quickly for the first time to get a general idea

I will distribute handouts to the students and have them listen to part of a radio interview about food in Italy. I will give them about five minutes to listen through the first time. Then I will tell them choose the best title for the programme. I will have them work in pairs to complete the task of choosing the best title for the recording complete. They will have some sort of task that they will complete. For the next, I am going to give them about three minutes to complete this exercise with a partner.

Listening for Details (8-12 minutes) • To listen the text more carefully to complete the task of choosing the best title for the recording

I will tell my students to listen the recording once again for more carefully and more details. I will give them about eight minutes to listen again. Then I will tell them read the passage below. Underline the incorrect information and explain what is wrong. I will write on the white board one example from the student's book and they are going to be more clear with their explanation. Then they should complete whole underline the incorrect information and eplanations with a partner, and understanding underline the incorrect information and explanations. They will work in pairs.

Follow-up (10-12 minutes) • To talk about their own experiences related to the subject.

Now, they are going to discuss do they agree with Maura that good food is slow food ? And I will ask them why or why not . Then I will come up with a questionnaire, what traditional foods are there in Turkey ? What parts of the country do they come from? They will work in groups and I will give them about ten minutes to answer and discuss and share their answers as a class.

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