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In this lesson, the Ss are going to listen to a story about a modern painting in which they are supposed to fill in the gaps with past simple verbs which they see in the two previous exercises.


Abc images of a modern painting, an art gallery, etc.
Abc HO, pictures to be put in order
Abc audio track 9.12
Abc image of charity organizations,Steve Jobs, fingerprint
Abc image of a story character
Abc the 4-question HO
Abc the GIst question Ho

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about a story happening in the past about a modern painting in the context of past tense of irregular verbs

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a story telling in the context of putting events of a story in order


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To generate the Ss' interest in the topic of the lesson

-project some images of an art gallery, a modern painting and a classical one -elicit the vocabulary items "an art gallery, a modern painting, a classical painting" -ask: Do you like art? Do you like painting? Do you like modern painting or classical painting?

Pre-teach vocabulary (6-8 minutes) • To unblock key lexis needed to help Ss undrestand the task

-charity: -project the image of UNICEF and the RED CROSS on the board - ask the Ss what these icons are and elicit or teach the word -model and drill (repeat) the word -write the word on the board CCQs: Do I help my family for charity? Do I help actors? Who do I help? Do I take the money for myself? -mark the stress -expert: -Project the picture of Steve Jobs on the board -CCQs: Was he a doctor? Was he a nurse? what was his job? -model and drill -mark the stress on the board -fingerprint: -project the image -elicit the word -model and drill -write on the board -mark the stress -read all items to make sure they can pronounce it correctly

Listening for gist (3-4 minutes) • To encourage the Ss to listen for gist understandung

-project Teri's picture on the board, introduce her to Ss CCQs: Is she at home? Is she at the park? Where is she? (charity shop) -Listen for gist: -Show the Ss the gist Q HO -ask ICQs: What is this? (Who is Jackson Pollock?) Is it a picture? Do you choose a, b, c? Do you say the answer or write the answer? -Give them the gist Q HO face down (Make sure the Ss do not look at it.) -Play the audio -Ask the Ss to check in pairs for the answer -Ask the whole class the Q -Have one of the Ss write the answer on the board CCQs: Is Jackson Pollock a doctor? Is he an expert?

Listening for specific information (6-8 minutes) • To practice listening for specific informtion

-Show the Ss the questions in your hand ICQs: What are these? Do you check the correct answer? Do you write the answer? -Give them the HO face down -Listen again and answer the Qs -Play the audio, the Ss answer the Qs -Check in pairs -Ask one S a Q and ask him/her to write it on board - Ask the W class if it is right

Post listening (5-7 minutes) • To develop oral fluency on the topic

-make the SS sit in groups of 3 -Show the SS the pictures CCQs: What are these? Do you write the answer? Do you check the correct answer? Do you talk about the story? -Model and put the first/second pictures in order on the wall -SS do the task in groups -Groups check the other groups -Check with the whole class

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