TP-04 How does it feel to be 20-something
A2 level


This lesson's main aim is Listening, through the topic of being 20-something. The sub-aims speaking and lexis are done in the same context. They relate to one another because the lexis will activate the ability listen and the speaking practice aids in comprehension as well.


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about opnions of young people on their twenties in the context of lifestyle

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of lifestyl


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

Set the context of people in their twenties story with a projection of a picture of a guy that looks like a 20-something. CCQs How old do you think he is? So he's not a teenager anymore? What do you think he has in mind? Is he excited about his future?

Pre-Reading/Listening (6-8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T gives the handouts. Ss do the ex01 in pairs. T does a feedback - select 3 students, have the opposite student talk about their persons 20-something

While-Reading/Listening #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Ss look at the 3 pictures. T introduces Leo, Elsa and Dan. Look at their ages. They are in their twenties.Who is happy? Who feels grown-up? Who knows what they want to do in the future? Play the audio. Students check in pairs. whole class feedback Ss do ex04 with the general knowledge from the text. Check in pairs, whole class feedback.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (12-14 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Students read the question on ex05. T play the audio twice pausing for each 20 something so the ss can write their answers. Ss check in pairs. Teacher gives the script

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Ss discuss in their groups the 'what do you think?' questions after a couple of minutes one group discuss it with another group. Whole class feedback

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