To practise listening for gist and specific information.
To practise listening for gist and specific information in the context of differrent types of homes around the world.
To practise controlled speaking
Procedure (39-50 minutes)
Display pictures of different types of homes around the world to set the context.
Pre- teach vocabulary Show pictures of some of the presumed difficult words in the lesson : verandah, flat, house, walls, blinds, near, centre, old style, modern, church,village. Other presumed difficult words to be shown only if explanation is asked for: bed and breakfast, workplace, exciting, tourists, jobs.
Distribute the H/O. Set up the listening task. Instruct the ss to listen to the audio first. Demonstrate the first one from Ex 1 to the learners on the WB. Allow ss to check in pairs. Get ss to write the numbers on the WB for feedback.
Instruct ss to look at EX.2. Pair ss or grp in 3 depending on the total number of learners. Play the audio clip. Demonstrate the first one with the whole class. Let the ss continue in pairs/ grps. Pause and play the audio clip, as required for the exercise work. Allow ss to check in pairs/grps. Play the audio again and let them check. Provide the answer keys around the room. Ask for feedback - Did they find the exercise easy or difficult? Demonstrate Ex 3 with ss. Let ss continue with each other first and then as a pair.
Demonstrate Ex 4 with a ss. Let ss continue with with each other first and then as pairs. Monitor the ss and take notes.