Rezvan Ahmadnejad Rezvan Ahmadnejad

good manners, bad manners
Intermediate B1 level


In this lesson Ss will work on a listening which is about good and bad manners. First of all the teacher will project some slide about good and bad manners and then they will be encouraged to predict the context and then they will listen to the listening for gist. After that they will listen to the listening for detail.In this part they are going to answer true and false questions and finally they will work on a freer practice. in this part they will be allowed to practice the lesson orally and freely.


Abc HO3 details
Abc HO4 intensive reading
Abc WB, slides
Abc HO1 complete the sentences
Abc Ho 2 gist
Abc HO5 freer practice

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about good manners, bad manners in the context of different manners

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of good manners and bad manners


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

- T shows Ss some slides including some good and bad manners and elicits the topic from the WC. T also asks some other questions about the pictures. -Then, T tries to personalize the topic by asking this questions," Are these things important or not in your own community?". -Ss in pairs discuss the aforementioned question very briefly and the T gets some FB.

Pre-Listening (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

-T firstly gives Ss a HO to complete. In fact, T pre-teaches some words at this stage. -Then, she gets FB and comes up with the right answer and asks for reasons. -To make sure everyone has learnt the words, T tries to ask some CCQs to consolidate the meanings.

While-Listening #1 (6-7 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

-T shows the WC a new HO and gives them clear instructions- Ss are supposed to listen to an audio and answer only one question on their own. -Then, T asks Ss to check their answer and try to justify their answer. Then, she gets FB.

While-Listening #2 (7-8 minutes) • To provide Ss with more challenging detailed listening listening task

T shows a HO including some True and False questions and asks Ss to listen to the track and answer the questions. T asks Ss to compare the answers in pairs and collect the answers. As feedback T asks the reasons for the answers. -In case Ss don't understand the audio fully well, there are two possibilities whether T gives them the audio script to simplify the task or she can play the audio one more time again.It's a kind of anticipated problem.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

In this stage Ss will be shown a HO including 4 questions. They are going to use the audio script and find the answers individually. They will be given time. T asks them to compare the answers in groups. T collects the answers and reasons as feedback.

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

T shows a HO to students, including different questions. T asks Ss to discuss the questions in pairs. T gives time and hands out the task.5 m T monitors and takes note. T gets FB and does delay error correction.

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