TP1 - Group B
Intermediate level


In this lesson the students develop listening and speaking skills in the context of book/TV show descriptions. The lesson also creates an opportunity for them to use the expressions they have practiced in the previous lessons.


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Main Aims

  • Speaking for fluency in the context of describing a book or a TV show

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice grammar and vocabulary to describe a book or TV show


Warmer/Lead-in (3-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Warmer: Ask Ss in pairs to talk about a book they have read or a Tv show they have seen recently. Get them answer the following questions: - What is the name of the book/TV show? - Who is the writer? - Who are the actors/actresses? - Do you like it? Why/why not? Get pairs report in pairs. Lead-in: Tell Ss that they are going to play a guessing-game. Ask them to look at the books and TV shows in ex1a and to make guesses in pairs about what they are about. Give out pieces of paper and get each pair to write their guesses on it.

Listening for gist (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for listening in detail and help them have an understanding of the context

Have Ss check their guesses while listening. Board the correct answers. The pair with the most correct answers will be the winner.

Listening for detail (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information about listening tasks

Project the speaker slide on the board. Get Ss to listen to the text again and note down each speaker whether the liked the book/TV show. Get them to check in pairs. How would you give feedback on this task? Have Ss talk about ex2.

Vocabulary (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference listening tasks

Hand out ex3a slips and use the projector to show the relevant slide on the board. Have Ss look at at the sentences and ask each student to fill in the suitable gap with the word in their slip. Get Ss correct each other as they go along. Ask Ss to answer ex3b in pairs. Give the board markers to Ss and get them to write the answer beside each sentence on the board. Let them peer-correct. go through the answers if necessary and give more examples.

Pre-Speaking/Speaking (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the listening and expand on what they've learned

Pre -Speaking: Give Ss enough time for preparation in ex4. Have them make notes on what they are going to describe. Monitor and help with the language. Encourage them to use the previously learned language as well. Speaking: Divide the class into groups of 3 and give a chance to each student to talk about their book or TV show. Ask Ss to make a class list of recommended reading and viewing based on the ones they like the most.

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