Listening and Vocabulary lesson : TV and Radio
To provide gist listening practice using a text about Television and Radio in the context of sports, news etc.
To provide detailed listening practice using a text about television and radio in the context of sports programmes, the news, series etc.
To provide clarification and practice of lexical items about the public media. in the context of radio and television programmes
Procedure (47-65 minutes)
T displays 4 visuals on the board (DSTV, SABC) and writes 4 discussion questions on the white board. T asks students whom of them have a TV at home and enjoy watches TV. T divides Ss into groups of 2 or 3 and allow time for students to discuss their answers.
T gives Ss HO with a series of lexical items relevant to the topic. Any unfamiliar lexical items will be written on the white board. Ss to elicit the meanings of the words which they know. T will clarify the meanings of any other unfamiliar words by using visuals, demonstrating or giving similes. Please see student HO and lexis analysis sheet for specific lexical items. T asks : "Do you usually find these programmes on TV or radio or on both?" Ss discuss among themselves and give WC feedback. T instructs: "Discuss among each other what other kinds of programmes are popular in your country?"Ss discuss among themselves and give WC feedback. T instructs: "On your own, complete the exercise by putting the programmes in the correct categories. Ss complete the exercise individually. T instructs: "Now compare your answers with your peers/partner" Ss elicit peer feedback
T instructs: " We are now going to listen to five short extracts from different types of radio/TV programmes.You may make notes while you listen. You must answer the two questions on the board while you listen." T plays recording twice for Ss to listen to while they answer the questions. T then gives opportunity for WC feedback, where Ss can discuss their answers.
T instructs: " Look on the back of your HO." "I am going to play the recording again. Please answer these questions while you listen." T plays the recording once or twice through while Ss answer the questions. T instructs: "Now compare your answers with partner" Once peer feedback in done, T writes correct answers on the whiteboard.
T gives Ss another HO. T instructs: "Now write a short message to your friend telling them about a good movie/TV program you saw recently. Tell them what it was about and why you enjoyed it. It should be about 5-8 sentences in long"