Seda Seda

Seda Sanlı/Listening
Upper-Intermediate level


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice in listening for scanning and listening for gist,using the context of the 'maps & the locations'

Subsidiary Aims

  • To teach & provide clarification of meanings of various words and phrases from the text, İdeally through deductive inference from text.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and and generate interest in the theme

-Ask SS if they like using maps and if they find them easy to use. -Before giving the HO#1 to the SS give clear instructions : 'Work in pairs,look at the map and discuss this question ( In what ways is this map different from a traditional world map?) Answer: The map is upside down.It shows the world with the south at the top rather than the north. It is a south-is-up map found on a website called 'Mapping the World'.

Pre-teach vocabulary (8-10 minutes) • To pre-teach / unblock key lexis neededto help the students understand the text.

-Stick the lexis from the text on the WB -Try o elicit the meanings of the words from learners before giving them directly: 'Can you guess / agree on the meaning of ..?' -Before teaching the meaning drill the pronunciation

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To practice listening for specific information ( scanning)

-Point out the the magnified areas on the map. -Tell the SS: ' You're going to listen to to 2 friends discussing the map and you need to match these magnified areas to the list of reasons why they have been highlighted.' -Use ICQs for clearer understanding: e.g.Are you going to listen the dialogue for detailed comprehension? No Are you going to scan ?Yes Are you going to match the magnified areas to the reasons? Yes -Give SS ex 2 -Listening -Ask SS to check their answers in pairs -Check the answers with the WC -Answers: 1-D KOH TAO 2- B NEW ZEALAND 3- E ZAMBUJEIRA 4- A WASHINGTON 5- C MELBOURNE

While-Reading/Listening #2 (15-18 minutes) • More careful listening for complex meanings-By catching and interpreting smaller parts of the text , SS fine-tune their understanding

- SS listen to the recording again and choose the correct answers. -Ask SS to compare their answers with a partner before checking with the class -ANSWERS: 1- on the internet 2-turn the map around in his head 3-change 4-in Melbourne 5-with some friends 6-good 7-weeks 8-does not plan

Post-Reading/Listening (3-5 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned


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