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The Net
B1 level


In this lesson, we focus on the net and what we can do online. We mainly focus on the listening and get some ideas about the net. By the end of this lesson, Ss are expected to be able to talk about what they usually on the net and use some of the new words they've learned during this lesson.


Abc HO 1
Abc HO 3
Abc Slide
Abc HO 2
Abc HO 4

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information in the context of The Net.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of the net.


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

-Teacher shows the WC a slide including two photos of the net. - Teacher asks this question: " what do you do on the net?" -He writes some of the ideas on the board. -Then, ask Ss to discuss this question in pairs. -Finally, get some Ss to talk about their answers.

Pre-Listening (5 minutes) • To prepare students for the listening and make it accessible

-Teacher gives clear instruction about this activity. -He points at the ideas and asks Ss to say whether the ideas are true or false. -When Ss receive the HO they talk about the ideas in pairs. -Teacher monitors them and gives a hand if necessary. -Then, he gets feedback and listens to some Ss.

While-Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist.

-Teacher writes this question on the board before he plays the recording: " what do you think these people are talking about?". -Ss must answer this question on their own, so the teacher needs to ask some ICQs like ; do you do it in pairs or alone? (alone) -Then, teacher plays the recording and asks Ss to listen very carefully to it. -After that, he puts the Ss in pairs and asks them to discuss their answers together. -Finally, teacher gets feedback from the WC.

While-Listening #2 (13-15 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference listening tasks

-Teacher shows the WC HO 3 and gives them clear instruction. -Ss are asked to read the questions beforehand and listen to the recording to find more details. -While listening, teacher monitors Ss to see how many questions they can answer.It can be a kind of feedback. -After that, they check in pairs and justify their reasons. -As the final step, teacher checks with the WC and asks for reasons if that's a challenging question.

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

-Teacher shows Ss HO 4 and gives his instructions. -He asks Ss to use some of the words they've already learned in their answers. -Then,he gives them the new handout. -Ss are asked to talk about the questions in pairs and bring reasons if necessary. -Teacher, finally, gets some students talk about their answers.

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