Cristine Eleni Andriopoulos Cristine Eleni Andriopoulos

TP 7: Skills- Speaking and Listening (emotions)
Elementary level


This lesson is about feelings describing how we (people) feel. The contexts of various situations will allow the students to connect the vocabulary to real life events. The topic of Culture shock may be interesting and new to the students, and it will blend well with the prvious lessons related to travel. Following up on the related vocabulary (feelings) and grammar (adverbs of manner) that Tugba and Saghar will cover, this lesson will involve a several listening sections to introduce some semi-controlled speaking practice.


Abc Feeling photos on WB
Abc Audio

Main Aims

  • Listening : To provide specific information and inference in the context of "feelings" in various situations including the feelings connected with travel and culture shock

Subsidiary Aims

  • Speaking: for students to use their understanding of "feelings" vocabulary and language to share personal experiences and describe various situations


Warmer - listen to feeling vocab (3-5 minutes) • To get the ss to review the "feeling" vocabulary from the start of the class and prepare for the next listening activity

Place the photographs on the board in any random order. Before playing the audio, tell the students: We will hear the words related with these photos. Try to remember the order and together we will order these photos a-f Play the listening audio 3.31 a. worried b. angry c. happy d. bored e. sad f. nervous Students WC order the photos on the side of the board and write the word next to the photo.

Listening to infer meaning (feelings) (5-7 minutes) • For ss to listen to the speakers and understand what each speaker is feeling.

Introduce the audio 3.32-3.36 You will hear 5 different people They will be in different places, in different situations. Try to guess what they are feeling. on the hand out, you guess from 2 choices. Hand out Listening worksheet Students listen to the 5 speakers in the various situations. The students decide what the speakers are feeling by circling one of the options for each speaker. FB in pairs. if necessary, review problems.

Freer Practice Matching- Image/Description with word (10-12 minutes) • To get ss talking to each other, describing their image or description, identifying feelings.

Write feelings on the board 2 large groups Each group gets 6 images 6 descriptions They need to speak to each other to match the image with the description After they match all the images, they come to the board and attach the image and description under the "feeling"

IF ABOVE STAGES GO QUICKLY: (under 20 mins) - Speaking free practice (5-8 minutes) • for ss to personalize the lesson about feelings. NOT MAIN AIM SO SKIP IF PRESSED FOR TIME

In PAIRS ss choose one of the feelings tell their partner WHEN was the last time they felt this way and WHY example: I felt angry 2 days ago because my brother broke my mobile phone. I was happy yesterday because Souad gave the class a gift. worried angry happy bored sad nervous confused tired

Pre-Listening- Setting the context for Culture shock reading (feelings) (5-8 minutes) • For students to listen and to introduce Feelings in a new place and Culture Shock

Tell students you would like to share your personal feelings with them: When I first moved to Istanbul, 3 years ago, I was sad to leave my beautiful home in Greece, but I felt excited to start a new life in a new country. In the beginning, I had one very big problem: I didn't speak Turkish! I went to a Turkish course, but I always got so nervous to speak Turkish outside the classroom. Everyone spoke Turkish so quickly, I didn't understand anybody! I felt confused because I didn't know the streets or areas. My parents felt very worried because I was far from my family. But now I have many friends and I live in nice home. I learned the metro, bus, tramway and ferry routes so I don't get confused. Istanbul is a very big city, so I never feel bored! I'm really feeling happy here! Place the text on the OHP (underline the Feeling words) bonus: there are also some adverbs of manner.....can you underline them too? sad excited nervous (quickly) manner confused worried angry (slowly) manner confused bored happy

Listening for specific information (5-8 minutes) • For students to listen to the Culture Shock text and identify the feelings mentioned in each stage.

Write Culture Shock on the board Ask the students if they know what it is. FB Introduce the audio: 3:37 You will listen to to an audio about Culture Shock There are 4 stages of Culture shock Listen to find out the feelings that a person feels in each stage After the students listen and discuss in pairs, hand out the text. FB about the FEELINGS found in the text. Stage 1: nervous/ happy Stage 2: strange / lonely /sad Stage 3: happier Stage 4: don't feel angry/ lonely /sad

Speaking free practice - culture shock (6-10 minutes) • For students to consider the feelings of culture shock, travel to a new place, and share ideas and experiences.

Ask the students In my story I mentioned a few things which was different for me when I came to Istanbul. What things were different or hard for me? -language -streets and places -being alone what other things make you feel culture shock? Show OFP of culture shock topics Ask the students to discuss in pairs: Did you feel culture shock before? if about how it felt. if no....think of a far away place. If you travel there, what things will be different? How does it feel to be confused, not know the language, try new look different.

EXTRA ACTIVITY........Controlled Practice: Feelings (adj) and Manner (adv) crossword • to further understand feelings and adverbs of manner

In pairs Students work together to complete the crossword including both adverbs of manner and feelings If the students seem to have a hard time, project a glossary of terms on the OHP

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