rocket man - steve Bennet - listening
To provide detailed listening practice using a text about Rocket man in the context of what could happen in the future
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of space travel in the future
Procedure (34-43 minutes)
show pictures of space ships/rockets. elicit what they are and what they are used for.
tell the class you are going to do a short reading about a man and that you want them to answer these questions *write questions on the board* discuss the questions in groups
introduce the reading about the abovementioned man, ask the class what they think about him, is he a professional or amateur, dreamer or realist? would they like to do what he does?
the listening will be played again but this time they must answer a list of questions. peer checking, checking as a class.
discuss post reading questions in pairs, swap pairs, discuss again, discuss answers as a class