To provide gist and detailed information listening practice in the context of Cheng and Donna's life stories.
To provide semi-controlled speaking practice using question prompts to provide further consolidation.
Procedure (32-43 minutes)
To pre-teach vocab:grew up, met, got married. Write on the board.
Listen to the audio and answer the question: Where do they live? Read the options and choose the correct answer. HO task_1(fold in half), ICQ: what question do you need to answer? Play the audio. FB: check the answers in groups. group A answers about Cheng, group B about Donna.
HO task_2(unfold)Read the sentences(1 min).Listen to the audio and put the sentences in order. (1,2,3......) ICQ: How many sentences will you listen to about Cheng?(6) Donna?(8) Play the audio 2.62 FB: Check the answers in groups. project answer key on the board.
Listen to the audio again. Answer the questions. HO task_3 (back side)
Task3: HO2. Answer the questions. Work in pairs: S"A" asks the questions from the HO_Task_4 S"B" answers the questions(use your answers). Change the roles. FB: Teacher asks Ss one of the questions about their partner and Ss answer.