Pinar Simsek Pinar Simsek

Teaching Practice 2
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will be listening about the connection between human body and water. They will do a listening about parts of body that needs water and sources of water.


Abc A bottle of water
Abc Answer sheet of body parts
Abc Listening track 1.20
Abc TP2-Speaking-Questions

Main Aims

  • To provide listening practice, listening for gist, listening for specific information

Subsidiary Aims

  • Speaking practice using prompts to make questions
  • To provide grammar of using the infinitive with "to" after some verbs


Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will bring a bottle of water, and ask students how and why water is important for our body.

Pre-Listening (4-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text

T will give the students a picture of body parts and cut out names of body parts. In pairs, they write the names of body parts to the correct parts. T will give answer sheet to the groups. T will then play a quick WC game "hands up to the head" "hands up to the nose" "hands up to back"

Listening Pre-Task (3-4 minutes) • To prepare students for listening about the importance of water for body parts

T will ask Ss to brainstorm some reasons why water is important for humans as groups of 4-5. WC FB is not necessary as the gist listening will be the feedback. Here teacher will focus on more body parts: brain, blood and bone.

Listening for Gist (3-4 minutes) • Listen for gist and have a general idea of the listening

Ss listen for just 1 minute and tick any of the notes they made that are mentioned in the listening. They listen and then check in pairs.

Listening for specific information (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference listening tasks

T hands out list of numbers mentioned in the listening. Ss listen and discuss in pairs about the meaning of these numbers. Check in pairs with the answer sheet.

Grammar (6-8 minutes) • To practice on the use of infinitive to say why we do something

T will ask students -Why do you come to Celta? -Why do you drink water? T will write a few examples on the board. T then hand outs list of sentences with the grammar You use this to ........ and want them to match them with the correct picture. They work in pairs. The answer sheet will be given to groups.

Speaking (4-5 minutes) • To provide speaking practice to students

T gives the list of prompts to Ss and ask them to make questions without writing them. They work in pairs. Pairs then ask these questions to each other. WC FB will be given.

Speaking (4-6 minutes) • To provide controlled oral practice

T asks Ss to prepare a questionnaire about a drink, tea or coffee. T will hand out paper coded paper colored and with coffee, tea and Turkish Coffee. T will tell them just use the prompts. They can use the questions in the previous exercise. Then Ss interview with the students who has the same coded paper each other. T will monitor. WC feedback will be given.

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