pre intermediate level
To provide clarification and practice of bellman, ice rink, gymnast,priest, monastery and actor in the context of ambitions and dreams
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about celebrities in the context of before they were famous
Procedure (22-33 minutes)
it will be through using a two-minute video: where Will Smith is talking to his son about dreams and how much they are important. after the video ends, i will ask them to answer these three questions:does the boy love basketball? is basketball his dream? do you have a dream like that? what? and then i will ask them to discuss their answers in pairs. finally, i will ask one of them to answer all these questions.
through using the first activity mentioned after the listening part of page 62. this activity will be practised in pairs for one MINUTE, then they can share their answers with me. finally they can check their answers individually in one minute and then tell me about the most surprising piece of information they have encountered.
through an activity which will elicit the known and the ambiguous words. this will take about 2 minutes then i will check their answers in one minute. after that i will clarify and explain the difficult words for 3 to 5 minutes.
through listening to the audio and matching the famous person to his job before becoming famous. then they will check in pairs. after that, i check their answers.
through listening to a song: which will help them be ready for the free practice.
I will ask the students to talk about their dreams when they were young and their current dreams, and finally to their partners about the celebrity they feel that they are like him/her.