Upper Intermediate level
To provide gist and specific information pertaining to listening
To provide clarification and practice of phrasal verbs
Procedure (41-50 minutes)
- Ss will look at pictures on the WB of various famous novels i.e. Anna Karenina, Dr. Zhivago, The Color Purple, The Great Gatsby, Pride and Prejudice, Les Miserables... - Ss guess what these are: Books, Literature, Novels: Classics, Contemporary, Science Fiction.... -T drills words and stresses intonations where necessary
- SS look at various pictures of people reading together to elicit : Book clubs - SS look at Oprah Winfrey's pictures to elicit: Talk show host - T asks prediction questions in preparation of upcoming listening: - What is her background...childhood? (brought up by grandmother on a FARM, victim of ABUSE, ran away from some at 13 yrs, had a STRICT Dad, developed love for reading thanks to her dad) -T drills words and stresses intonations where necessary
- T passes out HO1 to SS. - SS read questions and answer them while listening to radio program about talk show host, Oprah Winfrey. - When recording is finished SS compare answers with their pair and share results with WC.
SS are given HO-2 and listen to the recording again, this time in more detail, to be able to answer specific questions about the sequence of events in Oprah's life. SS compare answers in pairs and share with WC.
T asks SS to sit in In 2 groups and gives HO-3. ICQ! SS rearrange jumble sentences relating to the recording. (4 mins) T gives transcript of recording to 2 groups for them to check their answers. (2 mins) SS stick correctly-ordered sentence on WB. (2 mins) T highlights phrasal verbs (sub-aim) from each sentence on WB and asks SS if they know what they are. (4 mins) - 2-part verbs (v+particle) -gives new meaning i.e.: call off: cancel cut back: reduce point out: identify, show hand out: piece of printed information
T summarizes lesson about reading habits and phrasal verbs (2 mins) Should time allow, in pairs, SS answer HO-4. After 5 minutes, SS check answers with answer key.