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Teaching Practice-5
A2 / level


Abc HO1/ Match the verbs to the nouns
Abc HO2 / American leisure time chart
Abc HO3 / Mixed slides / Pre-listening
Abc HO4 / Questions about the listening activity

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about The serious leisure perspective in the context of Work & Leisure

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice and use vocabulary related with the leisure activities


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

T will show pictures to elicit from SS what the activities are ( going for a walk, watching TV, reading books,playing chess, do the gardening, chatting with friends, cooking, collecting stamps) and the general name of them. Possible Feedback: free / spare time activities BUT - Encourage SS - give clue- to find the word "LEISURE".

Pre-Listening -1 (4-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and test them about using the suitable verbs with the activities

- Give the students HO1 including verbs chat, collect,cook,do, go for, play, read and watch - Ask them to match the verbs with the nouns ( books, a walk etc.) Indiv.done / Feedback: pair-check & answer key

Pre-Listening-2 / Semi-Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide the students with semi-controlled practice of the target language (TL)

- Give SS HO2( chart) showing how Americans spend their leisure time. -Ask them to work in pairs and discuss the questions: 1) Is there anything that surprise you? 2) Is it similar to how you spend your leisure time? whole-class feedback

Gist Listening (7-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist listening

Before listening: -Write Casual leisure and Serious leisure on the board and elicit from SS what they might mean. ( WC) - Tell SS that they are going to hear a presentation about The serious leisure perspective -Show the HO3 ( chested ) including mixed slides. -Hand out the HO3 showing slides and give SS time to look at the pictures before listening -Ask them to put the slides in the correct order while listening. whole-class feedback

Detailed Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed listening

-T hands out the HO4 including 5 questions and gives students time to read the questions. Ss listen and answer the questions. [T can play a second time, if necessary] -Pair-check and then Feedback: Answer key

Post-Listening (10-12 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity for semi-controlled speaking about the context

In pairs, - SS will ask each other these questions: * Which do you prefer, casual or serious leisure activities and Why? -Be sure that SS have learned the differences between "serious" and "casual" leisure whole-class feedback -Monitor SS -Delayed error correction, as necessary

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