listening , crime and punishment vocab
upper intermediate level


in this lesson , Ss are going to learn some collocations related to crime and punishment through a matching game after a quick pantomime for refreshing what they have learned in the previous session , and they will listen to 2 different stories related to the collocations , the gist is a picture and the detail will be a paper given to them to complete as they listen , with a group discussion in the end .


Abc Pantomime cards
Abc group discussion questions
Abc a scheme of story with some words
Abc matching vocab
Abc multiple choice
Abc Pictures of crime

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed in the context of crime and punishment with gusessing the stories through the pictures and completing the story with as many details as they can .

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of collocations in the context of crime and punishment through a set of matching cards in groups .


Warmer (3-5 minutes) • refresh the words and Ss

- grouping Ss and ask a volunteer to come - show them a card and they need to act it for their group

Language input (8-10 minutes) • introducing the collocations

- grouping the Ss - giving each group a set of cards containing different collocations seperated . - ask them to match the collocations in groups - monitoring - get a feedback on board since the gap filling exercise is written on the board - they come to board and stick the papers in blanks

Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • to cover the collocations

- a hand out is given - Ss will have 4 minutes to choose the best options - they check their answers in pairs - feedback will be on the board for them to check .

listening for gist (3-5 minutes) • getting ready for listening

- Ss will look at the pictures on the board - they will guess the stories in their pairs - WC feedback

Listening for details (6-7 minutes) • to listen to stories related to 2 different crimes

- the T is going to instruct them with the handout that they are going to add details to the stories - the Ss will listen to the audio - they will check their answers in pairs - WC feedback

Free speaking • discussing the questions using the words and collocations

- grouping the Ss - giving a set of questions to each group - asking them to answer the questions about their country - ask some volunteers to share some ideas in class

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