Elementary A2 level
To provide specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about free time activities
To provide clarification and review of vocabulary used when talking about free time activities
Procedure (33-55 minutes)
T hands out wordcards with free time activity phrases on them to groups (T may have to form groups prior to this). T tells Ss to look at the phrases. Ss look at phrases in groups. T says that pictures will be shown and that Ss must raise a phrase that they think corresponds to the pic. T models. T starts to raise pics and Ss raise the relevant word cards. T further clarifies meaning with miming if necessary. T projects pics and phrases on board and drills the pronunciation.
T asks Ss to tell a partner what their five favourite free time activities are. T puts Ss in pairs and pairs tell eachother. T monitors and helps if necessary. T does FB w/c.
T projects photo on wb. T asks Ss CQ's like 'where are they?' and 'do you think they are friends?' Ss give their opinions and T writes on wb. T tells Ss that they are going to listen to the conversation and asks Ss to check their predictions. Ss listen and check their guesses. When finished T asks Ss to check with a partner. T does FB w/c.
T projects page 24 on the wb and points to ex3. T asks Ss what words they think go in the blanks. Ss give answers and T notes them on wb. T says Ss will now listen to a conversation between Tanya and Robert. T asks Ss to listen and try and fill in the blanks. T hands out HO1. Ss listen and fill in blanks. When the listening finishes, T asks Ss to check with a partner. Ss check does FB w/c by asking other Ss if they agree with their friend's answers.
T checks Ss' understanding of the words same, together, single, married by gestures such putting a ring on the finger and taking it off etc. T asks Ss to read the sentences in ex4. Ss read sentences. T then tells Ss that they are going to listen to the conversation again and that they should tick the sentences which are true. Ss listen and tick sentences. When finished T asks Ss to check with a partner. T does FB with class asking Ss to justify answers.
If time is left, Ex4b will not be done as it would suit the T of the next lesson better to focus on the TL. Instead, T will project the transcript of the conversation on the wb and highlight Tanya's responses to Robert's questions. T will ask Ss in pairs to role play the conversation but to change Tanya's answers to their own. When once done, Ss change roles. T models. Ss do role play and T monitors noting any errors. When finished, T writes any errors on wb and gets Ss to correct.