Hadi Ahmadzadeh Hadi Ahmadzadeh

Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, learners will discuss the emotions conveyed through music in movies.They will listen to a composer who describes how he uses music in films and TV programs, doing gist and specific listening tasks. They will follow that up with a speaking activity, describing their imaginations to their partners.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of words in the context of feelings

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide istening and fluency speaking practice in conversations in the context of music in movies and feelings


Warmer/Lead-in (1-2 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will play 3 soundtracks from famous movies and asks the students to name the movies.

Vocalization (3-5 minutes) • To prepare the students for the new vocabulary

T displays some pictures and teaches the new vocabulary:(meaning, Pronunciation, form) T displays some emoticons and elicits the associated emotions from learners.

Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • Practice the new vocabulary

Students will match the new vocabulary items with the feelings from the box. They then compare their answers to their partners'. For feedback, they will be given an answer-kit.

Semi-Controlled Practice (3-6 minutes) • To gain fluency in using the new vocabulary

They will complete the sentences from exercise 1 and compare with their partners. For feedback, random learners report a completed sentence of their partners.

Pre-Listening (1-2 minutes) • To introduce the topic of the

T will show the picture of Andy Price and says: This is Andy Price. "Andy Writes music for movies and TV programs".

Gist Listening (4-6 minutes) • To allow the learners with a small challange first

Learners will listen to the listening for the first time and check their answers with their partners. For feedback, an early finisher will get the answers from the teacher and writes them on the board.

Detailed Listening (2-3 minutes) • To provide the learners with a greater challange of listening and for specific elements

T familiarizes the learners with the word audience and distributes the handouts and has the students read the sentences before listening again to the audio and demonstrates what learners should do. They then listen again, choose the answers. In case many learners can't choose the correct answers, T will play the track once more.

Post Listening (2-3 minutes)

Learners compare their answers with their partners and finally see the answers on the board.

Pre-Task to Speaking (2-4 minutes) • To prepare the students

Learners will listen to four short pieces of music and express how they feel within their group. For feedback, teacher elicits the answers from groups.

Controlled practice (4-5 minutes) • to prepare the students for the next speaking activity

T will begin by giving the chart to the students and telling them that they will listen to one of the track again and it is from a movie and ask them to answer the questions and compare with their partners.

Free Practice

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