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TP4 Reading and listening practice for specific information and a game related to clothes.
Beginners level


In this lesson students practice reading and listening skills for specific information. The lesson starts with the revision of some clothes and continues with the session of pre-teaching vocabulary related to clothes. This is followed by reading and listening practices. Finally there is acontrolled practice where ss play a game related to clothes.


Abc Handout 1
Abc Handout 2
Abc Handout 3
Abc A bag with wool and cotton things
Abc Blu tac
Abc Board and board marker
Abc Audio/CD1
Abc Computer
Abc Power point slide
Abc pre-cut clothes pack 1
Abc pre-cut clothes pack 2

Main Aims

  • To provide speaking practice for specific information in the context of clothes

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide listening practice for specific information and some revision of clothes vocabulary


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

Revision of previous vocabulary which takes place in the reading passage. Show them the clothes slide/poster. jeans, t-shirt, tracksuit jumper, gloves, coat. Elicit. Say the word and drill if it is necessary.

Pre-Reading/Listening (6-8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Pre-teach vocabulary. Cotton plant - Cotton - Wool - Cool - Warm Procedure: 1- Wool and Cotton: Realia Show them a wool yarn and ask. They probably won’t know it. Say, ‘It’s wool!’ Give it to ss to pass hand in hand and to touch/feel it. Show them cotton wool. They may not know this either. Say, ‘It’s cotton!’ Give it to ss to pass hand in hand and to touch/feel it. Then show them a piece of a cotton fabric, a piece of a wool mat knitted, cotton socks and wool gloves. Follow the same procedure. Let them touch the materials. 2- Show them the slides about cotton plant and sheep Pre reading preparation to teach them “cotton is from cotton plant and wool is from sheep” 3- Teach them “cool and warm” and “cotton is cool - wool is warm” Pretend it is cold. Say, “It’s very cold.” Put your cardigan on and say, “Warm… This is wool. Wool is warm” and show the sentence on the slide asking a chorus repetition. Then pretend you are hot. “It’s very hot!” Take your cardigan of and show your T-shirt by saying. “This is cotton! Cotton is cool... not warm.” Show the sentence on the slide asking a chorus repetition.

Exposure /while reading (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with reading practice for specific information

Reading part 1 Give them handouts 1 Give them 2’ Feedback on the board by asking them the answers Reading part 2 Give them handouts 2 Reading for specific information - 1 Give them instructions. Read the text and circle the clothes. Demonstrate it on slide by involving them. “Is plant a cloth?” “No!” Are jeans clothes? “Yes!” Circle the word “jeans”. Give feedback on the slide by asking students the answer. Reading for specific information - 2 Stage 1: Show the text and say, “Read the text again and tell me/remember which clothes are cotton and which clothes are wool.” “Are gloves cotton? “No! They are wool.” “Are T-shirts cotton? “Yes! They are.” Wait for a minute. “Now tell me which clothes are wool?” Help them if they cannot tell them. Tell them to look at the text. Continue, “And which clothes are wool?” Praise them. Stage 2: “Now we are going to play a game. It is a group work, a competition.” “Remember which clothes are cotton and which are wool.” “You are going to stick the clothes to the columns.” Show them the two sets of pre-cut clothes in two different colours red and yellow. You are red cotton you are yellow wool. Oyunu tekrar düşünerek yaz....

Listening (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with listening practice for specific information

Contorelled Practice: Listening for specific information. Show the slide/poster and tell ss to listen to the CD and circle the correct choice. “You listen and you circle what the CD says.” Demonstrate with the first one. Give feedback on the board using the slide to circle the correct answers.

Post-Reading/Listening (2-3 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Resume: Elicit: So today we learnt wool is from sheep and cotton is from cotton plant. And some wools are from wool and some from cotton.

Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To provide more listening practice for specific informatiion

Board running game Wool and cotton clothes. Put the clotses on the board in random ask a few students to help you. Divide them into two groups: COTTON and WOOL Instructions: Try to elicit while giving the instructions Look at this please! This is the symbol of wool ... this is dress... wool dress This is cotton.. the symbol of cotton these are socks.. cotton socks When I say a cloth you get it from the borad and run to the back of your team. Ask two children from each team for demo. and say "cotton gloves". Help them and demo m ore if it necessary. Apply the game. Have each team stand in a row and start the game. Game: 1- Cotton socks 2- Wool jumper 3- Cotton trousers 4- Wool dress 5- Cotton dress 6- Wool socks 7- Wool gloves 8- Cotton gloves 9- Cotton track suit 10- Wool trousers 11- Cotton t-shirt 12- Wool coat

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