To provide specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about types of tv programmes in the context of television
To provide speaking practice for fluency in the context of television
To provide clarification and practice of the vocabulary related to the types of tv programmes in the context of television
Procedure (41-46 minutes)
Show them a picture of a girl holding a remote controller and ask what she is doing. Elicit "watching TV" from the students. Ask Ss to share their ideas about watching television in pairs. Get w/c feedback
Show Ss the cut-ups and ask them to match the types of programmes with the pictures in small groups and stick them on the walls. Demonstrate the activity before they start. Ask them to check other groups' walls and compare their answers. Show them the key on the w/b through the projector. Ask CCQs to clarify the meaning. Ask some further questions to elicit some vocabulary from the listening text to make it more reachable (history, olympics, horror, thriller). Hide the slide and model&drill. Ask Ss to work in pairs and ask&answer the questions in HO1. Demonstrate the activity before they start. Get w/c feedback.
Tell Ss that they will listen to five speakers talking about some tv programmes. Ask them to match the speakers with the questions they are answering. Do the first one to demonstrate the activity. Play the tracks without pausing. (Plat the recording twice if needed) Ask Ss to check their answers with their partners (peer-checking) Get w/c feedback
Ask Ss to work in pairs and try to put the sentences in an order before they listen. Play the recording with pausing (play the recording twice if needed). Ask them to check their answers with their partners. Get w/c feedback.
Ask Ss to imagine that they are together with their friends at home. Tell them to work in groups and choose a type of a tv programme to watch together by giving their reasons. Get w/c feedback.