Teaching Practice 5
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about a big city, a small town and a village in the context of my kind of place
To provide review and practice of places vocabulary in the context of my kind of place
Procedure (31-45 minutes)
Tell students where you live and ask where they live.Tell them what you can see in your neighbourhood. Ask them to tell their partners what they can see in their neighbourhood.
Give the handout and tell them to tick the words they know in exercise 1 individually in 1 minute. Ask them to compare their answers with their partners. Tell students to match the words to the pictures in exercise 2 on their own in 3 minutes. Reflect the coloured version of the pictures.Ask them to check their answers in groups. Give the answer key to groups. Give example to clarify the differences among a big city, a small town and a village. Show the pictures of 3 different places.Elicit which one is a town/a city/a village. Tell them to talk in groups what we can see in those places by using the focused vocabulary in the previous stage.
Ask student to listen to three conversations.Students write the letter of the sentence people talk about and the name of the place individually.Tell them to check their answers with their partner. Check the answers together.
Ask students to look at the sentences in exercise 4. Play the audio twice and students choose which place each sentence is about. Remind them there are 3 sentences for each place.Students check their answers in groups. Give them the answer key. Focus on the stressed words in the sentences(optional)
Group students. Tell them to discuss which place they would like to visit and why by using the vocabulary reviewed before. Students share their answers with the class by giving reasons for their choices. Choose the most popular place.