sibelkisacik sibelkisacik

Teaching Practice 2
Upper Intermediate level


In this lessons Ss will be improving their listening and speaking skills through talking about the facts of brain . They will do a quiz in order to understand if they are left brained or right brained then they will discuss the results with each other.


Abc Cutting Edge Upper intermediate, Longman
Abc Teacher made HO

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of brain facts

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about characteristics of left brained and right brained people in the context of Brain
  • To provide clarification of the words in order to describe characteristics of left&right brained people


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T puts a picture of a brain to set the context of the lesson and asks. Ss what they know about brain. Then get them to read `Brain Facts` and ask Ss what they have learnt. Ask if they know if they are Right or left brained

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T pair the Ss A&B.Tell Ss that they will be doing a quiz to each other in order to see if they are left or right brained. When they finish the activity get Ss to total up each others points. But they will keep the results to themselves.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Check Ss know the vocabulary from HO. Get Ss to group them into `I know` and `I don`t know` columns. Then get Ss to help each other to explain.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Tell Ss that they will know find out the meaning of the questions that they did ask to each other. Then they will decide if the characteristics in the chart are typical of left or right brained people. Ss listen and note L&R next to the items. Ss do peer check and get some FB

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Get Ss to explain each other what their results meant. At the end, if there is enough time' get Ss to discuss ex 4 in small groups.

Web site designed by: Nikue