Listening Lesson- Pets
Lower level


In this lesson, students will learn about pets. They will listen to a dialogue then answer gist and detailed questions. The lesson will cover also teaching vocabulary words that is appropriate to the subject and age. This will allow students to apply what they have learned in general listening.


Abc Vocabulary Llist
Abc White Board and Marker
Abc True or False H/O

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about pets

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of different vocabulary words like "kind,color, male, female, ect "


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

_ Play Youtube video and ask students Wh's questions: - What are the animals we consider as pets? - Where do wild animals live mostly ? - How do we differentiate between domestic animals and pets in general ?

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

- Draw a big circle on the board, write 20 animals scattered all over the circle. These animals will be domestic, pets and wild. - Draw a table consisting of 3 rows, ask Ss in two large groups to categorize the animals under each type. - Peer correction. - Ask Ss CCQ's: - Can we consider the lion as a pet? - Are pigs wild animals? - Do rabbits and mice live in the jungle? - Could we consider the horse only a domestic animal?

While-Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

- Ss will listen to the record - Pass out True or False H/O - Ask Ss to answer the first 3 gist questions. - Ss will listen to the record once again to answer 6 detailed questions - Peer correction - T's feedback

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

- Give clear instructions about the group activity - In two large groups, Ss will develop a conversation about wild and domestic animals. Then , give the other group a list of questions about what they have presented. - Each group answers the opposite group's questions. - Ss exchange their answers for peer correction

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