TEACHING PRACTICE 7
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using an audio text about 'why we listen to music and how it affects the way we feel' in the context of music and emotion.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation regarding personal ideas and preferences in the context of music and emotion.
Procedure (35-46 minutes)
SS listen to some short pieces of music. After each one, SS say how they make them feel.
SS get a set of cut outs. SS match 5 words (necessary for the listening) with their definitions. WC FB SS listen for a gist. SS listen to John Sloboda talking about why we listen to music. SS answer 2 questions displayed on the WB: What do we listen to music for? How many reasons does Sloboda mention? SS discuss their answer with their partners. WC FB
SS get a HO folded in half. There is a question and some notes on it. SS listen to the audio and complete the notes. SS listen again and give an example per note. SS check their answers with a partner. T monitors WC FB
SS open the HO. There are some notes about music and emotions. SS listen to the second part of the talk and complete the notes. T pauses between sections so the SS have time to write down. SS compare their notes with a partner's. T monitors for delayed FB T gives them the answer key. SS compare and correct their answers.
SS get a set of cut outs with questions on them. In groups of 4, SS talk about every question. Some SS ask for details and/or examples. T monitors and takes notes for delayed FB. FB is given WC