Sola Sola

Listening and speaking.
Beginners level


In this lesson students will practice listening for specific information about travelling abroad. Starting with some information about York. Then vocabulary practise. Then speaking exercise.


Abc Hand out.
Abc Hand out.
Abc CD track.
Abc CD track.
Abc CD track.
Abc CD track.
Abc CD track.

Main Aims

  • To practice listening for specific information and controlled speaking in the context of travelling abroad.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To review/practise vocabulary related to travelling.


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

The lesson will start with showing the students some pictures of york. Ask them if they can guess where and what are they. then a lead in discussion about york history.

Listening (10-12 minutes) • Listen exercise

The students will listen to four conversations. Each one twice, then work in pairs on the exercises in the hand out.

vocabulary. (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with new vocabulary related to travelling.

I'll show the students some photos for the new vocabulary trying to elicit from them. Then drill the new words.

Listening (3-5 minutes) • To help Ss to practice the use of the new vocabulary.

In pairs students will work on exercise 3 (match the words with the pictures). Then listen to a CD track and check their answers.

Listening (8-10 minutes) • To practise the pronunciation and the sounds for some words.

The students will listen to CD track 2.18 and 2.19. but then I'll do the drilling myself.

Speaking. (7-10 minutes) • To practise speaking skills.

The students will work in pairs to ask answer informations regarding New York city.

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