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Listening - Second Conditionals
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson students practise listening and speaking skills focusing on the second conditionals in the context of dreams and reality


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about the dreams of four people

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of dreams


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

- Greeting students, asking how they are, asking if they had bad experiences the yesterday due to weather condition -Showing a visual of Hawaiian beach and elicits "dream" -Pairing students, giving instructions and setting time limit - Ss talk and compare childhood dreams and the dreams people have when they grow up.

Pre-Listening (4-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

- Dividing students in the groups of three - Giving instructions: asking them to match the sentences and reading the example - Setting time limit, giving HO and asking Ss to fold it in the way that they can see only the first exercise - Asking CCQs

While-Listening #1 (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist on listening tasks

- Asking the students to look at the second exercise -Giving instructions: Asking Ss to match the people with their dreams -Ss listen the text and compare their answers with another student.

While-Listening #2 (6-10 minutes) • To provide students with a more challenging specific information listening task

- Giving every student a set of words - Asking Ss to seperate the words they hear in the text -Playing the listening track - Students walk around the classroom to check the words that other Ss have found

While-Listening #3 (6-10 minutes) • To practice listening for detailed comprehension

-Asking the Ss unfold HO and have a look at the 3rd exercise - Ss listen the audio track - Playing it once more ıf the students have difficulty - Ss check each other's answers -T gives feedback by showing on the board

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

-Pairing Ss for the activity -Asking them to talk in pairs what they would spend their money on -Each student tells the dream of the other person in the pair to the class

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