strictly confidential
intermediate level


Main Aims

  • To provide listening practice using a text about strict confidentiality in the context of daily life

Subsidiary Aims

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


Lead in (3-5 minutes) • listening

Provide questions to students that could help draw from students answers about what is confidentiality. Provide student with video called paranoia. stop where the man is and ask them to pay attention to what the man is doing. Ask if the man did something wrong. Ask the students what the opposite of wrong is.hoping to draw from them the idea of morality which will be a part of the listening lesson.

pre-teaching (vocab) (3-5 minutes) • listening

Matching vocab will be given to the students. They will match the definition with vocab word with the help of the students at their table.

Gist (5-7 minutes) • listening

Ask them to them listen to small portion of the conversation between (Camila, Dave and Peter). Play the small gist portion. after a small 1 to 2 minuter listening the students will be asked the questions what are they thinking of doing? who is for and who is against the idea?

while-listerning (10-15 minutes) • listen to specific information

Before the listening 2nd time I will provide the students with the hand out. The students will listen to the whole conversation and while listening they will have to put the points from exercise 2 in correct order. They will do this by numbering each little box beside each point. after 2 min or so of working on the table I will ask students to correct the answers with their partners and will write the answers on the white board.

Listen for detail (5-7 minutes) • listening

ask the the students if it is a good idea for companies (or schools) to introduce systems like this? Will provide for students with true or false statements and they will have to chose which are true or false. They will be asked to turn to their neighbor and check their answers with a partner next to them. I will provide them with the correct answers on the white board.

Post stage (4-6 minutes) • speaking

Students will turn to all the people in their table to and ask from ex1 which of the following pieces of information about you are most confidential? and Why? Then if enough time ask them to chose and discuss which pieces of information in ex1 do they think the following people in exercise 2 (in speaking) have the right to know. Ask them to explain their reasons.

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