Ebrahim Keighobadi Ebrahim Keighobadi

Teaching Practice 3
Elementary level


Abc Audio CD Track 1.61
Abc Tartans of 4 Scottish clans
Abc Map of Scotland
Abc Reading and Listening Exercise 1
Abc Reading Text
Abc Colours
Abc Listening Answer Key
Abc Audio CD Track 1.60
Abc Photos of 'clash of clans' and a Scottish clan
Abc Audio CD Track 1.62 and 1.63
Abc Listening Handout
Abc Flags of some countries

Main Aims

  • To practice gist and detailed listening

Subsidiary Aims

  • To learn colour


Warm-up (5-7 minutes) • To create interest in the topic

T shows SS a PPT slide of the flag of the countries they learned last week and elicits the names of the countries they represent. T elicits the colors used in one of the flags by asking and showing the following 2 questions: 1- What colors are there on the American flag? (Black, white and red) 2- Which flag is red and yellow? T elicits what they need to answer each question and asks SS to work in pairs and ask and answer the questions about other flags. T gets whole class FB.

Vocabulary # 1 (3-5 minutes) • To practice the form and pronunciation of some colors

T shows a slide of the colors used in the flags with their names written under each one, but the vowels are missing. T asks SS to work in pairs and complete the words with a letter. T elicits which letters they need in each blank (vowels). SS work in pairs and completes the words. T monitors SS and corrects their mistakes. T gets WC FB.

Vocabulary # 2 (2-3 minutes) • To practice recognizing colors

T shows a slide of the 4 tartans on page 32 and elicits what they are. T asks SS to listen to a description of the 4 tartans and match them with the pictures. SS listen and do the task. T asks them to compare their answers in pairs. T gets WC FB and shows the correct answer.

Reading and Listening warm-up (3-4 minutes) • To pre-teach new words of the text

T shows a map of Scotland and elicits what it is and asks SS to brainstorm what they know about Scotland and Scottish people. T elicits the word 'clash' by showing a photo of the game 'The Clash of Clans' and also by showing a Scottish clash. T also elicits the word 'kilt' worn by the people in the clash. T models pronunciation of the new words and asks for choral and individual repetition.

Reading and listening (4-6 minutes) • To check understanding of the new words

T chests a hand out of a text about clans and also 4 statements under it. T asks SS to listen to the text and read it and tick the correct sentences. T demonstrates the task by putting a tick mark and writing 1 to 4 on the board and putting a ? in front of each number. ICQs: 1- Are you listening or reading? (both) 2- Do you tick all of the sentences? (No, just the correct ones) SS listen and tick the correct sentences. SS compere their answers in pairs. T monitors SS to see if they have the right answer. T gets WC FB and asks SS to justify their reasons.

Listening for gist (5-7 minutes) • To get an overal understanding of the listening task

T elicits the word 'interview' by miming it. T tells SS they are going lo listen to 2 interviews with 2 Scottish people, a man and a woman. They should listen and say what the 2 people think about clans. SS listen and take notes of their answers. SS check their answers in groups of 3. T gets FB by asking some groups to give their answers.

Detailed Listening (5-7 minutes) • To listen for details of the 2 interviews

T chests the table in exercise 2 and tells SS they are going to listen again and circle the correct answer for each person. T demonstrates the task by writing the people's name and questions on the board and showing an example. T reads through the table to check spelling of the words. T gives SS the HO. SS listen and circle the correct answers. SS check their answers in pairs. T puts the answer key on the walls and asks SS to stand up and check their answers.

Speaking (4-6 minutes) • To discuss some questions related to the context

T puts SS into groups of 4 and 5, using different colors.. T shows SS a slide of 3 questions about Scotland and asks them to discuss the questions in their groups. T monitors and collects some errors for later self and peer correction.

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