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Listening / Vocabulary
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, ss learn about the different types of media and how much we use them. This is done through listening and vocabulary


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Main Aims

  • Listening

Subsidiary Aims

  • Vocabulary


Introduction (3-5 minutes) • To introduce the theme of the lesson and preteach the vocabulary.

Teacher ask ss which media they use and how much of it they use. For example, the internet, tv, radio etc. This can be done through whole class elicitation

Vocabulary (3-5 minutes) • To pre-teach the difficult words in the listening

Show ss pictures of objects and try to elicit the names from them

Matching ecercise (3-5 minutes) • To enable ss to identify the categories

Divide ss into two groups. In their group they put the words under three categories: A) for newspapers and magazines B) for television and radio and C) for computers and the internet

Listening (10-15 minutes) • To listen for gist and for specific information

SS listen and circle the type of media the man uses a lot. Then they listen again and write True or False against each statement.

Practice (5-10 minutes) • To practise question and answer with a partner

First I elicit questions from ss and then tell them to ask and answer the questions with their partners. For example. I read Turkish daily news. (answer). What's the question ? Which newspaper do you read ?

Writing (10-15 minutes) • To take note while they interview their partner and then develop their notes into a paragraph

First I divide the class into two groups and each group weite as many questions as they can for these words: the internet, television, magazines, radio, newspapers. They begin their questions with: Do you ............ ? Which ...........do you ........? How often do you ........? What do you use the internet for ? ( Why do you ....... the internet ? After that ss work in pairs, ask and answer the questions. They take note of their partners answers and then extend their notes into a paragraph

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