Ghizlane Ghizlane

Family and friends
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will practice their listening for special information and speaking through answering Wh question. They will also learn how to show interest in family or friends.


Abc worksheet and pictures

Main Aims

  • To practice listening in the context of showing interest in people's families or friends.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Speaking and showing interest


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To present the listening and speaking activity.

I will intoduce myself to the students. Ask students to tell me what the previous class was about. I will give them a minutes to think about one question to ask about me. I will ask them to ask questions to practice wh questions then I will answer each question individually.

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-15 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

I will ask the students to choose either family member or a friend and write two things about the person they chose. I ask CCQs about the task. " who are we going to write about? are we going to tell about both family and friends? how many things will you write about your family member or friend? I will ask them to work in pairs and every student tell his/her partner about the person they wrote about and vice versa. They will listen to each other.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (20-25 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

I will explain to the learners that we are going to listen to four different conversations. I will play the recording and ask them to listen to each conversation carefully. The first time they listen and take notes. I will ask them to get in a group of four people. I will hand out the four pictures from page 38 and small papers with conversation numbers.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (16-20 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

I will hand S exercise number 2 in listening page 38, then they will listen to the conversation once again. I will ask S to answer do Choose the correct answer S will do peer checking then whole class feedback.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-14 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

I will give S the recording script and they will be asked to fill in the gapes the questions in the box or repeat the same works mentioned in the previous sentences. I will ask S to drill some of the expression with correct intonation to show intrest. S will have 2 minutes to think about one of their family or friends. then everyone will share and show intrest in pairs

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