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Imagine - John Lennon
Intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, students practice listening skills by listening to John Lennon and also practice second conditionals through a post-listening activity. The lesson starts with some creative storytelling, they will listen to the song for gist, specific information, and details. Finally, there is a post-listening activity regarding problems in the country and what they would do to have them fixed. Since the sub-aim is oral fluency, T will do delayed error correction.

Materials

Abc Worksheet answer key
Abc Worksheet answer key
Abc Worksheet answer key
Abc Worksheet answer key
Abc Worksheet
Abc Projection of gist questions
Abc cut-ups
Abc pictures
Abc Song (John Lennon - Imagine)

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about A song by john lennon in the context of Peace

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of words about war and peace in the context of Imagining a perfect world
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion, debate in the context of Helping the country improve

Procedure

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

- After a short greeting, - T will show some pictures to Ss, trying to Elicit some vocab. - The pictures will be stuck to the whiteboard.

Pre-Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the listening and make it accessible

- "Look at these photos. Is there a story here?" - T will try to elicit the context of the song from the students. -"In your groups, try to come up with a story with these pictures." - Students will try to come up with a story, connecting the photos to each other."

While-Listening #1 (12-14 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information listening tasks

-Some gist questions will be projected on the board. - Students will listen to the song and answer the questions. -Some students will be nominated to answer the questions. - Students will have some cut-ups in front of them. They are all extracted from the lyrics. - They need to listen to the song and take the cut-up when they hear the word. -" when you hear a word, take the cut-up. The student with most cut-ups wins."

While-Listening #2 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed listening task

- Students will be provided with the lyrics to the song, but the lyrics are incomplete. - Students will listen to the song again and try to complete the lyrics. -The worksheet will be projected on the board. -Students will come to the board and write the answers. -The answer key will be handed out as feedback.

Post-Listening (12-15 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the listening and expand on what they've learned

- Some problems regarding life in big cities will be written on the board. - Students need to talk about these problems in their own city. - They will exchange ideas on how they would try to fix these problems if they were in charge.

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