It's the kind of job that...
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about qualities needed in the context of dancing
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of professional qualities
To provide clarification and practice of description lexis in the context of professionalism
Procedure (44-56 minutes)
Show students pictures of different characters. Students discuss in pairs the qualities that these people must have. Share responses with class.
Inform students that they will be listening to a professional dancer discuss her career. Hand out the cut-outs with the four words. While listening, students must put these words in the order that they appear.
Play audio Have students order words from the cut-outs Class FB Show HO1, students check the sentences they heard from the listening
Listen to audio a second time. Students check their answers from HO1 Peer check Class FB Students respond to statements at the bottom of the worksheet. Discuss with partners Class FB
Students receive HO2 which constructs sentences made in Anne's interview. Write the first sentence on the board. Ask students who this might describe. Drill the students on the sentence. Students create more sentences in pairs and decide what job each could describe.
Students consider individually what kind of qualities they must have for their own job. If they are not currently working or don't like their job, then consider a job they one day hope to have. Students then share their ideas with a partner, then with the class.