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Talk about things you did or saw-Listening Lesson
Elementary A 1 level


In this lesson,ss will be engaged in receptive skill development by listening for the gist and specific information related to past time activities.The lesson starts with recalling vocabulary .This is followed by two listening tasks focusing on listening for gist and specific information.Finally,it ends with speaking activities.


Abc Adrion Doff (2010) English Unlimited Cambridge University Press

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about the things seen or done.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in the context of things done or seen.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T greets the SS and asks 'Where did you go yesterday? ' First she makes a model sentence ' I went to a restaurant.Then,SS talks about the places they went.

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T starts to tell a story about her friend Erika by using PPT.T aims to recall the vocabulary learnt in previous lesson for the preparation of listening stage.She starts to tell the story.'This is my friend Erika.She went to a restaurant yesterday.The food was really good.(The picture with great pleasure on a face is shown ) T goes on the story and wants SS to repeat the vocabulary they heard .

While-Reading/Listening #1 (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

T disributes some handouts to SS and

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

T gives handouts for specific information.SS listen to five people are talking about the places they went and the books that read.SS listen to the text and circle the people's opinions .Then,they check the answers in pairs .

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned


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