Sabiha Lafani Sabiha Lafani

beginners level


In this lesson, students will learn how to use adjectives to describe different neighborhoods as a sub aim. The main aim of this lesson will be listening for gist and details. Students will be listening to a dialogue for a gist .They will have a second listening for details . They will also have a matching activity for the new vocabulary.


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist, specific information, detailed, deduction and inference listening practice using a text about A good neighbourhood in the context of a city life

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice
  • To provide clarification of big- ugly- expensive- unfriendly in the context of A good neighbourhood


Pre-listening (10-15 minutes) • To Pre-teach the vocabulary needed for the listening

T. Puts some pictues of her neighbourhood on the walls , bank, old buildings,flats , school, hospital , market , elicit the vocab. then asks . do you think I live in a good neighborhood? Look at the buildings are they ......or .......(elicit old and new) what about the transportation is it .........or ........(elicit cheap or expensive) what do you think about people are they nice ? are they f....? T writes most of the adjectives on the boars

while listening (3-5 minutes) • to listen for a gist

T put the picture of Lemmington . Elicit where Lemmington is and explain that they will listen to to a dialogue . What is the problem . The students listen to the dialogue once and then in pairs they will talk about the dialogue. T will ask who is talking?- Mr and Mrs Walker . To whom ? to the estate agent . What's an estate agent? Nb. Feedback must be ss centered.

While listening (10-15 minutes) • to listen for specific information

1- Ss will listen again to the dialogue and say if the sentences are "True" or "False". They answer individually , Teacher will ask them to compare the answers in small groups. Answers will be written on the board by the secretary of each group 2- the second activity will be a vocabe activity . Not sure if I give it before the second listening activity or after it

Post listening (8-10 minutes) • get the students give their opinions on problem in the dialogue

Teacher asks the students about their opinion about buying a flat. do you prfer a cheap old house or an expensive new one. discus in pairs or small groups

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