To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about different types of accomodation in the context of unusual homes.
To provide review of accomodation related lexis in the context of unusual homes.
Procedure (39-47 minutes)
T writes the following question on theWB. 'What do you look for in a house?' SS discuss in groups of three to come up with at least 3 important points to look for while choosing a house. Later they share their ideas with the class.
Give out the halves of sentences to SS to match with the second halves. SS stand up and look for the ss that has the rest of the sentences they have on their cards. WG FB is given.
Give out the definition match HO. SS match the words they've seen in sentences in the previous exercise to their definitions. They watch a video called 'Types of Houses in Britain' to check some of their answers. SS come to the board to fill in the answer key.
Pass out the picture matching HO. SS work in pairs to match the types of homes to the pictures. One SS read the answers and WC checks if the answers are correct.
SS listen to three people talking about their unusual homes in the tracks 1.19-1.21. SS listen to find where each speaker live choosing their answers from the previous activity. WC FB is given.
SS listen to the track again this time to take down the best and the worst things about where the speakers live. Peercheck.
Give out the L Sentences HO. SS work in groups to decide which sentence can be matched to which speaker in the listening. Give out the audioscript HO. SS check their answers in the audioscript. One student from each group will go and check the other groups answers. The group with most correct answers wins.
SS stand up and talk about their homes using the vocabulary they've learned. They describe their homes and what they can and can't do there in a mingling activity.