Shumaila Norin Shumaila Norin

Teaching Practice 1
Intermediate level


The lesson continues the topic of journeys and provides the Ss with listening and speaking skills practice. It also provides them with opportunity to use the target language learned in the previous lessons.


Main Aims

  • To provide Ss practice in listening for general information, for specific information and for detials

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give practice in reading for details and speaking for fluency


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

Ask Ss if they know anyone who has been on an unusual journey. Tell them they are going to listen to 3 more unusual journeys, but first they are going to do some new vocabulary.

Pre-Listening (6-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Tell Ss that before they listen they are going to guess what the stories are about. Show them the pictures and ask them to match the pictures into pairs and to make up a story about an unusual journey that includes two pictures. .

WhileListening #1 (7-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information listening tasks

Tell Ss to listen and see if their ideas are correct. Match the pictures according to the listening. Get Ss to check their answers with their partners and then take w/c FB.

While Listening #2 (8-9 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Tell Ss to look at Ex.2 and see if they remember which journey matches each question. Give Ss a few minutes to discuss their ideas and try to match sentences. Then Ss listen and check their answers. Then they can check with their partners. Then w/c FB

Final ListeningTask (6-8 minutes) • To consolidate and enhance listening for details skills

Tell Ss they are going to read about the 3 journeys, but there are two mistakes in each text. Ss work together to read the texts in ex 3 and find the mistakes. Ss listen again and check. Take w/c FB. Have a short general w.c discussion about the question in exercise 5.

PostListening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Tell Ss to think of a film, book or tv programme that they have seen or read that involves a journey. Give them the questions in speaking ex 1,P19 and give them a little time to work alone to think of answers to the questions. Ss in pairs then interview each other and tell each other about the book, film, etc. Take some general FB and finish.

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