To practise listening for specific information
To learn and practise pronunciation
Procedure (39-47 minutes)
T shows Ss pictures of some famous places in the world. Ss and T have a brief discussion about those pictures.
T shows Ss four pictures of four different places. T tells Ss that the pictures were taken by a person in his trip around the world. T asks every S to guess where each picture was taken.
Ss will listen to a passage about a conversarion of two girls Amy and Joe who are discussing the photographs on Conrad's web page to check their predictions. T asks the Ss to listen again to the passage in order to number the pictures in the order the two girls mention them. T gives Ss a matching activity and ask them to work individually to match the photos with a list of given words. _ ICQs: are you going to work alone or with your partner? alone. Ss check their answers with their partners. T gives Ss answer key.
Ss will listen to another passage about a couple of words. Ss need to repeat every single word. Ss will listen again to the passage to mark the main stress of each word. T gives Ss a worksheet handout and ask the Ss to fill in a chart by listing the given words: ( the Amazon _ the Andes _ Antractica _ Asia _ the Atlantic _ the Danube _ Europe _ the Himalayas _ the indian ocian _ the Nile _ the Pacific _ the Pyrenees.), in the correct category column ( Continents _ Mountain ranges _ Oceans _ Rivers.) and according to size (biggest, longest _ smallest, shortest). Ss check their answers with their partners. Ss listen to another listening track to check their answers.
T asks every S to talk about a country or a city that he/ she recently visited and talk about some famous places that he/ she went to see there. In a whole class speaking activity every S will talk about his/ her experience. T shares her experience with Ss.