A place you visited
Beginners, A1 level
To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about visiting London in the context of having a vacation.
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a dialogue or conversation in the context of a place they have visited.
Procedure (34-46 minutes)
-T shows a photograph of herself and wants the Ss to have 1 minute to discuss in pairs -T elicits ideas and wants them to come up with various questions to find out information about the photo -If any of the Ss comes up with a -wh question, the T writes it on the WB -At this time, T assumes that they will have an idea which question forms the focus will be on
-Ss are going to have 2 gist question as a pre-listening task -T gives the cut-ups with the gist question and wants the Ss to discuss in pairs after listening -T plays the audio -For checking, T elicits some answers from pairs
-T hands out other cut-ups for the matching task -Before moving on to listening for detail, Ss are expected to try to match the cut ups in pairs -After they finish, T wants them to stand up and walk around to check the other matchings -Once they finish, they are going to listen again and check their answers by listening to the audio -To conclude and check, T reflects the matchings on the board and invites Ss to write the answers followed by correction if needed
-T gives another HO where they have to fill the gaps using -wh questions - Ss work in pairs to fill the gaps - When they finish, they check in groups first and are given the answer key
-T re-groups Ss -Each pair will have different vacations on which they are going to work -T makes them pick one stripe to know what they going to talk about -Ss are expected to form a dialogue using -wh questions -At the time they finish, they mingle in the class and start to chat to each other and try to learn what kind of vacation the others have by asking them questions -To conclude, T could take WH FB and elicit some ideas about what they have learned from each other