Yasser Yasser

Teaching Practice 2
Beginner level


In this lesson, SS will be engaged in a receptive skill development by listening for the gist and specific information related to a conversation between two passengers on a train.Also, SS will be engaged in a grammar structure which will be covered in both listening and speaking activities to contextualize the structure.


Abc Matching handouts. Copies of pages 26,27 from Straightforward Beginner. Straightforward CD1

Main Aims

  • To provide a specific information in a listening practice from a text that includes vocabulary about countries and nationalities.Also, to clarify and practice a grammar structure.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of the grammar structure in the form of listening and speaking activities.


Stage1(Lead in) (2-4 minutes) • To introduce the lesson and make the context of the lesson interesting for the SS.

- Ask students a bunch of questions about trains: Do you like trains? Have you traveled by train before? Have you got on a wrong train or bus before?

Stage 2 (4-7 minutes) • Listening for gist

- Tell them we are are going to listen now to the conversation, and while you are listening find the answer to this question - Write the question on the board "What is the problem?" -Pre-teach blocking vocabulary. - Tell them to pair-check before answering the question.

Stage 3 (2-4 minutes) • Feedback

- After they finish pair-checking, I will do a whole class feedback.

Stage 4 (2-3 minutes) • Scan listening

- Tell them we are going to listen again and while you are listening try to find the answer to theses questions. - Give them copies of page 26. - Tell them to pair-check while answering.

Stage 5 (3-5 minutes) • Second feedback

- Do a whole class feedback.

Stage 6 (5-6 minutes) • Present the grammar structure

- Review the positive form of verb to be. - Present the negative form of verb to be.

Stage 7 (6-10 minutes) • Practice the grammar structure

- Give the students copies of page 27 . - Tell them to do exercises 1 and 2 while pair-checking. - Do the first example for them. - Do a whole class feedback.

Stage 8 (4-6 minutes) • For SS to differentiate between the pronunciation of verb to be form in the normal and contracted form

- Drill the pronunciation of the verb to be both in the normal and contracted form. - Do the first example for them to clarify. - Tell SS to listen and tick the sentence that they hear. - Tell them to listen again.

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