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expressions to show İneterest in a conversation
elementary level


In this lesson students will learn and practice common expresions which are showing an interest when used in a conversations. Students will practice listening of audio for gist and for specific informations.


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice in listening for gist and specific information

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of language used for show ineterst in a conversation in the context of two friends talking about house condition


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T asks students: Do you live in a house or in a flat? Is your house/ flat new or old? Is your house/ flat in good or bad condition? Which storey (floor)?

Pre-Listening (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the listening and make it accessible

T introduce Estrella to Ss: This is Estrella, she lived in a flat in Barcelona in this building (show a picture). Would you like to live there? Why? T record new vocabulary on WB and asks students if they know those words: crack ceiling floor/ storey dangerous crash shook

While-Listening (12-14 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference listening tasks

T asks Ss: What do you think happened next? Ss listen to audio 2.9 and compare their ideas with the audio. T shows script of the conversation, and asks Ss to complet Task 2- individual work and pair checking. Ss listen to audio 2.10 to check answers.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to expand on what they've learned

Ss completing Task 3- and practice the conversation in pairs- T asks few students to present the conversation.

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