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Upp. Int. level


By the end of the lesson, learners will have practised their listening for gist, specific information and detailed comprehension in the context of memorable events.


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Main Aims

  • To provide specific information and detailed comprehension practise by listening

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy in speaking with conversation and discussion practice in the context of memorable events


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

T talks about his recent festival experience. (Uses songs maybe) Shows topics on WB and let them discuss what they see on the WB in pairs. T gets WCFB by asking a few Ss what they talked about.

Prediction task (4-6 minutes) • To encourage Ss to predict and think about the context of the text and give them a reason to read the text

T shows pictures relating to the recordings. Asks Ss to discuss what they thin the recordings are about in pairs. Asks a few Ss about their opinions as WCFB

Pre-Teach Vocab (5-7 minutes) • To pre-teach/unblock key lexis needed to help students understand the text

T tries to elicit as much words as possible with telling stories about his life. After covering the meaning part T then demonstrates words form on WB Finally T drills for pronunciation errors chorally and individually.

Listening for gist (5-6 minutes) • To encourage Ss to listen for gist and general understanding

T will show the HO which has the first question and explain to Ss that they only have to do the first question. T then asks to pair check answers. Then WCFB

Listening for specific info (7-9 minutes) • To further familarise learners with the text

T will give instructions for the second hand out Asks Ss to read the questions to know what they will be listening for. Pair Check and WCFB

Listening for detail (10-12 minutes) • To practise listening for detailed comprehension

T will show the next HO and will explain that they have to look for the specific sentences in the recording and state which recording they are from. T will encourage pair check right afterwards and do WCFB by asking why they chose that particular option

Post-Listening (3-4 minutes) • To allow an opportunity to reflect on the text

T asks students to work in pairs and discuss if they have lived a similar experience like in the ones of the recordings. T will conduct WCFB.

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