Souhayel Weslety Souhayel Weslety

First Love
Elementary level


In this lesson, ss deal listen to two couples for details and practice speaking in the context of love and relationships.


Abc W/B
Abc Pictures
Abc Mini cards
Abc HO1
Abc Sound file from Headway Elemantary SB, OUP (p.63)

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information in the context of How people met

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practise controlled speaking.


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

1. T shows ss pictures and elicits TL. (married/engaged/weddings) 2. Concept Qs: 'So do people get married first or engaged?' 3. Drill whenever possible. 4. Write on W/B.

Pre-Reading/Listening (5-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

1. Gives ss small jumbled cards and shows they need to order them. 2. Ss check in pairs whether they have the same order. 3. Ss explain briefly the orders they opted for?

While Listening #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

1. Demonstrate how to do task 5 of HO1. 2. Give out HOs. 3. Do the first sentence together. 4. Ss listen from the beginning again. 5. Ss check their answers in pairs.

While-Listening #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

1. Ss read the Qs in Task 4. 2. Ss listen again to the text and answer those. 3. Ss check their answers in pairs. 4. Whole class feedback.

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

1. Demo 2. Ss talk about how they met their husbands/wives 3. Content/Language feedback.

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