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To provide specific information and gist listening practice using a text about famous people in the context of the history of perfume
To provide review and clarification of homophones in the context of the hi
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Teacher sticks pictures on the board. She asks students to guess and predict the topic of today: Who are those people? What is common between them? In pairs, students discuss the pictures.
Teacher gives a vocabulary task to prepare students for the listening part. In pairs, students match the words with their definitions. Teacher gives key answers. Feedback (whole class). After, the teacher asks students in pairs to fill in the gaps with one of the famous people.
Students listen to a record (R.5.5) and check if their answers are correct. Feedback ( whole class ) Teacher divides students to 2 groups: As and Bs As take notes on topics 1-4 and Bs take notes on topics 5-8. In their groups, students discuss their answers then they swap As with Bs and each one tell the other about notes they took in each topic. Feedback (whole class)
Teacher asks students to complete exercise 4.a She writes no and know on the board and asks them what do we call these words? Elicitation: same Pronunciation, different spelling, different meaning... Students are supposed to listen again to another record and choose the correct word in each sentence. They check with their partners. Teacher gives answer keys and feedback Teacher asks students to work in groups and try to think of other homophones. Teacher monitors and then she gives them a list of homophones.
Students are divided into 2 groups. They are going to design a new perfume or aftershave. They discuss these ideas: (exercise 7.a page 43)