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Vocabulary from The Big Bang Theory
English V level


In this lesson students listen, observe in context and practice vocabulary expressions from the TV show The Big Bang Theory were bullying is confronted.


Main Aims

  • To provide practice of Although, Ponder, Preschool, check it out, agree to disagree, me and Zack again, were we here earlier?, talk science, Science dudes, what do you want to talk about?, our friend the beaver, turn out, starfish, boxeshorts, might have been watching, Nikelodeon, find out, jump trough hoops, bucket, bite size treats you like, I don't get it, might, Inferring, Implying, Claim, bullied, real jerks, shame on you, talk to Zack, kidding around, make fun of someone, give someone a hard time, praying mantis, hurtful, milk dud, we're cool, Leonard's buying, I haven't been ... in/for, literally?, with them, ditch someone in the context of Making fun of someone, Bullying

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist listening practice using a text about bullying expressions in the context of Ma


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

Greet students and ask them to sit next to the classmate they feel more comfortable with. In that way, they most make a list of dislikes from the other classmates. Keep it to their-self.

Pre-watching/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Switch lists with an opposite group and ask them to guess who their talking about, and if the have something else to add, all written in a secret way.

While-watching/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

At each pause with every vocabulary word they most add or at least think of another example were they could use the word or expression.

While-watching/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Students must repeat each expression a loud with a partner, changing according with their likes.

Post-watching/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

They enjoy the show without close caption, paying close attention to the characters acting. They most reenact the scene in a similar fashion.

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