A day in the life of Lois Maddox
To provide specific information and gist listening practice using a text about a day in the life of Lois Maddox
To provide practice of language used for making conversations
Procedure (42-53 minutes)
T projects two pictures of Elliot and Lois. T tries to make them guess the connection between them. " who is he? who is she? what do you think is the type of the relationship between them?"
Pre-teach vocabulary: T projects 5 pictures of Lois doing different things. T elicits the target vocabulary from sts. " think for a minute about what Lois is doing in every picture" T explains for sts that these are verbs that are used to describe an action. T drills the verbs with the sts.
Listening for Gist: T plays the recording. T gives instructions. "listen carefully to the recording and tell me hat is it about" T asks sts to talk about it with their partners T asks some questions to guide them. " what do you think this recording was talking about?" " was it talking about Elliot? Lois?" ==== Lois "was it talking about her favourite sport?"=== no " was it giving is a description of her day" === yes
Listening for specific information: activity1: T chesting the HO T gives the sts the HO T asks sts to read it first. T asks sts to listen and fill the gaps T gives instructions " look at exercise 1, you have 2 min to read the text" " there are 12 gaps in the text" " listen to the recording and fill the gaps" "work individually" ICQ s how many gaps we have?=====12 what do we have to do?======listen and fill them are you working in pairs ?==== no, individually T asks sts to check in pairs T projects the text and asks sts to go to the board and write the answers. activity2: T elicits the answers of 2 questions from sts " from the previous text , who does Lois phone sometimes? her mom? " ==== Elliot "where does Elliot live"? "do you remember?===== New York T cut up the sentences of the dialogue and put them on 2 different chairs. T divides the sts into 2 groups.(A and B) T divides the WB into two sides ( A and B ) T explains to sts that this dialogue is about a phone call between Elliot and Lois. T gives instructions " I want you to compete and stick these sentences in the right order"" the first to finish is the winner" T plays the recording and asks sts to check the order. " listen and ckeck the order of the dialogue you put on the WB" T gives them the HO of the dialogue T projects the dialogue on the board T plays the recording and drill ot with sts T explains some vocabulary. T asks sts to practice the phone conversation in pairs.
T projects 5 verbs and asks sts to write 5 sentences using these verbs. T gives an example by describing her day T gives instructions " each one of you write 5 sentences about you using these 5 verbs on the board" " you have 5 minutes. ICQs how many verbs we have? === 5 how many sentences should we write?=== 5 how many minutes.====5 Sts share their sentences with their partners.