To provide gist and detailed listening practice and comprehension using a text discussing the most hated professions
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in the context of professions people love to hate
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
T will start the lesson greeting and explaining she is annoyed. T will show a letter from HMRC and use pictures to elicit : tax inspector and traffic warden, Do you think I am happy to receive this letter? Do they work for the government? Yes Do they check your account? Sometimes, yes. Do I know who wrote this letter personally? No. Maybe he is a nice person but do I like them? There is no equivalent of a traffic warden in Turkey, DO We have the same job here ? Who does the job here? Traffic police.. Are they the people who help you park your car? No Do we like them generally? Maybe, maybe not.. Show pictures / elicit
T sets Gist task. We are going to listen to the beginning of a survey.. Can you tell me where the conversation is held and what's it about? Is it about jobs?
T plays until 2.28 min, Elicits radio programme, top 10 most hated jobs; ELICIT list, draw one and write no.1 elicit the answer
T sets clear groupings, talk about the jobs/ people you don't like in your groups. How about the people who are trying to sell something over the phone! Elicit telesales reps, TEACH 'cold caller' bouncers, to bounce? people who turn you away from the door.. Nightclub bouncers/ security in Turkey Are they usually male? Yes Do they wear suits?Yes Are they well-built or skinny ? well-built Mark the stress on the first word! how about the real bad people, evil, Elicit / teach villain
Gist listening for part 2 Set task, what kind of programme is this, serious/unserious. Make list of 3 other professions they are talking about. Now listen to the next part Can you check with your partners ? Feedback
We have got some statements here,Now read these sentences ALONE. We will Listen to the whole recording, I want you to tick if you think the information here is correct or mentioned. Ss listen Check in your groups, discuss Feedback Will you play again? How well did they do? MONITOR!!!!!!
Look at the expressions on the paper. Read alone. Which jobs are they referring to? Listen and match Check with your partner Listen again? Feedback (1.47 sec s)
Do you agree with this list? Do you think it would be the same results ? This is UK, what about Istanbul? Who do we hate most in Istanbul? think in your groups, why? Who do we respect? make your lists, Stand up and mingle Error correction and Feedback Close the activity