To provide specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about Jessica Ennis in the context of successful female athletes
To provide speaking fluency in the context of 'How and why people become successful'.
Procedure (38-43 minutes)
I will show the ss photos of 3 famous female athletes (Serena Williams, Aslı Alptekin, and Jessica Ennis) and ask them what they have in common. Ask 'Did you watch the Olympics? Have you heard of Jessica Ennis?' Show 1 minute video of Jessica Ennis (this shows all 7 events of the Heptathlon which could help ss with the first activity).
Set task for matching activity. Give HO to ss and elicit answer to #1. Ss then work in pairs to complete. Answers written on WB.
Vocabulary to pre-teach includes: injure, determined, charity, patience, be an influence on somebody Through photos and query I will try to elicit the vocabulary. CCQs
Show HO for listening activities. Tell students to fold and only look at the top half. Hand out and set task. Ss listen to an interview with Jessica Ennis for specific information and underline the correct answer on a multiple choice activity. If necessary, play the dialog a second time. Ss peer check answers. For FB, two AKs are given to each table for ss to check.
Ss unfold HO. Set task. Give them time to read questions. Ss listen to the interview again, this time for more detailed information. Ss peer check answers. Answers are elicited from ss. AK are given to SS for FB.
In groups of 4, ss discuss successful people, what they do, and how and why they become successful. After discussion, each group shares some ideas with the class.