Teaching practice 1
Beginners level

Description

This lesson is a receptive skills lesson. It concentrates on listening for gist and specific information in the context of getting to know people. The lesson starts with a prediction activity about a photo. This is followed by three listening stages; the first one is listening for gist and specific information, and the other two are listening for specific information only. Finally, Students practice the language through creating a dialogue using the target language.

Materials

Abc A map
Abc Pictures
Abc New Headway Beginner workbook p 12
Abc New Headway Beginner Stduent's Book p 15 ex 4 - 6
Abc HO

Main Aims

  • To provide Students with practice in listening for gist and specific information in the context of getting to know people.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practise/consolidate language for asking and answering personal questions: Where are you from? / Vocabulary of Country and City names.

Procedure

Lead-in (5-6 minutes) • To introduce the topic

Let students guess your name. Ask students to spell your name. Ask students the following question, "Where do you think I am from?" Elicit answers. Show the students a picture of a map and give them two clues to help them find the answer; a. It is an Arab country. b. It is south Turkey. After students figure out the answer, ask students "Where are you from?" Elicit answers from students. Show students a map of Turkey and ask some to show their city on the map.

Pre-Listening - prediction (5-7 minutes) • To set the context of getting to know people

Show a photo of a man and a women. Ask students to guess their names and cities. What's his name? What's her name? Where 's he from? Where's she from? Are they friends? Ask students to work in pairs and try to guess the answers. Get some answers form the students. Try to elicit '' He is from ... , She is from....

Listening 1 Gist and specific information (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information listening tasks

Show the same picture of the man and the women and write the following sentence; a. What's his name? b. What's her name? c. Where are they from? d. Are they friends? Have students read the abovementioned questions and listen. Then students compare their answers in pairs. Give whole- class feedback. (Optional) Show Students three pictures of famous people and ask them to guess in pairs their names and cities. Give feedback.

Listening 2 - Specific information (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference listening tasks

Write on the board: I am from Sao Paulo I am from Brazil My name's Bruno Hello, I’m Rosely. What’s your name? Oh, nice to meet you, Bruno Have students order theses sentences in order they hear them. Have students compare their answers then give them whole class feedback.

Listening 3 Specific information (5-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference listening tasks

Have students read activity 4 then listen and fill in the gaps. Have students compare their answers with a partner then give w/c FB. Show a map of the world and have students read the names of the countries you highlighted. Model concentrating on stress, then drill. Have students listen to activity 5 and fill in the gaps. Have students compare their answers with a partner then give w/c FB. (Optional) Ask students about the colors of these countries flags. Show pictures.

Post-Listening Practice (10-15 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Show the picture of the party on page 12. Have the students invent a dialogue using the target language. then have them practice in pairs. Students then mingle and practices introducing themselves to other people at the party. Monitor and provide whole class feedback.

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