Teaching Practice 4A 04.07.2018
Elementary level level
To practise listening for details and specific information
To practise speaking in the context of "Life Stories"
Procedure (42-50 minutes)
The teacher greets the students and tries to remember their names. She introduces the noun "First Lady" to establish a smooth transition to pre- listening tasks. She tries to encourage the students to talk about the current first ladies of the world. The teacher distributes the worksheets, asks the students to look at the photos and comment, "Who are they..." etc. The teacher asks them to read the information box to make them guess what is being told.
The teacher checks if the students knew the words in the box. The teacher asks the students to read to guess which verb belongs to each gap. (ex. 2A) Instruction is checked, "Do you write?" "No."
Listening for specific information. (ex. 2B) The teacher asks the students to listen to the text and complete the sentences. After the activity the teacher asks the learners if they need to listen again. The learners check their answers in pairs. Whole class feedback is conducted. Past participle forms of the words in the box are introduced. Answer key is given.
Reading for gist. (ex. 3A) Students are asked to listen and number the events in the order they hear them by using the flash cards (Pair work). Answer key is provided. Students are asked if they need to listen or not. Listening for details. (ex. 3B) Students are asked to listen again and write the year when each event happened (Pair work). Answer key is provided.
Semi- controlled practice. (ex. 4) Students are asked to think of a person's life; themselves, famous people, family, friends etc. They are asked to talk about the life of that person using the ideas in the book. They prepare for the activity in pairs.