To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about a holiday in South Africa
To provide fluency speaking practice in a a holiday in South Africa
Procedure (20-45 minutes)
In pairs, ss receive a word search quiz and try to find at least 10 cities in it in 3 mins. Winning pair get chocolate. T asks ss about some of the cities ( where is it? would you like to go there?)
T asks if anyone wants to go to Beirut to elicit (tourist/ cable car) and Cape Town to elicit (wildlife park) and visuals for (prison/ whale). Quickly T clarifies meaning and pronunciation.
Ss receive four pics in a random order, then they listen to put the pics in order in pairs. To check answers, ss move around to see similarities or differences with the other pairs. T confirms answers in o/c feedback.
Ss read the questions in the handout in 30 seconds then listen a second time then answer as they are listening individually. Then ss check with their pairs then o/c feedback.
Ss discuss in pairs about what they should do before travelling (prepare clothes, buy tickets, call a hotel,, etc.) If ss cannot come up with the words, T shows visuals to help them. Then, T asks ss to think of their dream holiday. Then elicits the expressions used to ask about the place they want to go to, time, reason and activities to do on a holiday. Then each student receive a table to fill out about their dream holiday. then they discuss their answers with their pair. Then T regroups ss using colored rods so that they discuss their dream holiday with a different partner to see if someone has a similar idea. T monitors. Content/ Language feedback.