Upper Intermediate level
To provide detailed listening practice using a text about emotions in the context of music
To provide process of note-taking skills in the context of music and emotions
Procedure (41-45 minutes)
TT: On a typical day when and where do you listen to music? Do you listen to different music at different times of day? Why? What kind of music? Tell me more about your favorite music? Ask different ss about their taste in music
TT: What kind of emotions can we feel when we listen to music? Write their suggestions on the board. Try to elicit adjectives such as happy, angry, sad, sleepy
TT: listen to the recording and think about how does this music makes you feel Play the recording. Stop after each section and ask ss how does this music make you feel
Pre-teach vocabulary before listening to the recording Write on the WB To intensify our emotions and underline intensify CCQ: what does this mean? Are our emotions the same or more extreme? Drill.
TT: Now we will listen to John Sloboda, a music psychologist. He is talking about why we listen to music. Show them a HO. TT: Work in pairs. Listen to the recording and answer to 'why do we listen to music?' and complete the phrase But don't write examples ICQ: What are you going to do now? Are you going to write examples? TT: Work in groups, listen to the recording more carefully and write examples. Feedback
Pre-teach exploit WB- to exploit the situation- underline exploit (to use someone or something in a way that helps you) CCQ- what does this mean? is it a positive or negative word? Stress and drill the word Explain to ss how are they supposed to write notes. How do we take notes? Do we write every word we hear? What do we write?
Listen to John explaining how music can affect the way we feel. Complete the notes. Give ss a HO. Pause between sections. Check with a partner.
What music would you play...? if you're feeling sad, furious, excited. Work in groups. Give ss a HO. Talk with your group. Feedback