TP 3


Abc New English File Intermediate -Workbook
Abc Speakers
Abc Laptop&Projector
Abc Realia
Abc HO
Abc New English File Intermediate - Student's Book

Main Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about personality traits in the context of family

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of personality of family members


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

Show a photo. Use realia. Project the photo on the board. Explain the relationship between two people. Ask SS to guess about the internal traits of the characters. T projects the adjectives on the board. ( Self-confident, Ambitious, Responsible, Bossy,Aggressive, Independent, Competitive, Sociable, Jealous, Moody, Charming, Affectionate, Relaxed, Lazy, Manipulative, Spoilt, Selfish, Organized, Imaginative T explains 10 of the adjectives and elicits them from the SS. T asks whose personal character they are. Ask SS if the adjectives have a negative or positive meaning.

Pre-Listening (10-12 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

T gives SS a mingling activity to find new pairs. SS have half sentences, SS need to find their rest of the sentences to pair up. T explains the HO and ask ICQs to check understanding. - Who do you need to find? Your partner - How many minutes do you have? 3 - Will that person be your new partner? yES SS find their partners and complete the matching activity. T projects the HO on the board and elicits the answers from the SS. T works on the pronunciation. Drill if necessary. T emphasizes the stress on each word. SS complete ex 1a in SS Book OR 1b in WB. SS peer check before whole class feedback.

Listening (10-12 minutes) • To listen for gist and detailed information.

T gives the instructions. T sets the pattern as individual work. T sets the time to 3 minutes. T asks ICQs to check understanding. - Are you working alone? Yes - How many minutes do you have? 3 SS listen to the recording. SS fill the chart by writing four adjectives of personality in each column. SS check their answers in pairs. T conducts feedback. T asks SS to draw a new row on the table. T writes a question on the board. 1- What are the reasons for being self-confident/independent? T asks ICQs to check understanding. - Are you writing the advantages of being independent? No - How many more times are you going to listen? One more time. - Is it reason or cause you need to find? Reason - Where are you going to write your answer? On the new row. SS listen again and complete the task. SS check answers in pairs before whole class feedback.

Post Listening - Speaking (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

T asks "Which ideas do you agree/disagree in the text?" SS express their ideas in pairs. T asks volunteers to share their ideas with the rest of the class. T asks SS to choose 3 new adjectives they learn. T encourages SS to talk to a partner about a family member. T asks SS to change partners and talk to the new partners about a family member.. T asks SS to tell about their partners' family members.

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