Maria Angelica Brandares Maria Angelica Brandares

Unit 6 - Listening - What are some typical foods from around the world?
A1 / A2 level


Abc Photos
Abc Audio Material
Abc Extra Material (some and any)
Abc Video
Abc Book - What a World Listening 1

Main Aims

  • To practice the pronunciation of reduced form of And
  • To learn the usage of count and non-count nouns
  • Speaking practice through discussion and critical thinking in the context of food, tradition

Subsidiary Aims

  • To write new conversation by using their own ideas and imagination.
  • To practice words / sentences through listening and repeating the conversation


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

This lesson is the continuation of Unit 6 - What are some typical foods from around the world? 1. T will inform the students that they are going to play GUESS WHERE? T will show different photos of typical foods from around the world and Ss will guess which country it is known for. 2. T will divide the class into two groups (10 members each) 3. Each group must try to answer as quickly as possible to earn the point.

Review (3-5 minutes) • To review the vocabulary learned by Ss during listening task

1. T will review the vocabulary that the students learned during pre and while listening activities. - cabbage, radishes, region, spicy, cucumbers, recipe, sour and tastes. 2. T will review the details of the listening task by asking some questions.

Post-Listening (20-30 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the listening material and expand on what they've learned

Ss will group themselves (4 members each) and answer the discussion and critical thinking questions in p. 39

Grammar (Language Focus) (15-20 minutes) • To understand count and non-count nouns

1. T will present the rules of count and non - count nouns (presentation) 2. T will ask Ss to answer activity A in p. 41 (controlled practice) - T will give extra material to the Ss to practice. 3. T will ask to Ss to work in pairs and think of five things they buy in a supermarket and five things they don't buy. They need to use complete sentences. Use some and any when necessary. (production)

Pronuncation (5-10 minutes) • To practice the reduced form of and

1. Ss will listen and notice the sound of and. Then listen again and repeat. (Activity A) 2. Ss will listen and repeat a couple of sentences. (Activity B) 3. T will nominate some Ss to repeat some of the sentences individually.

Practice (15-20 minutes) • To practice pronunciation through conversation

1. Ss will listen to the conversation. Then listen again and repeat. 2. Ss will work with a partner. Practice a part of the conversation. Replace the underlined words with the words - Look at you! ; I don't believe it! 3. Ss will work with the same partner. Ss will write their own conversation using some of the words and their own ideas - How about that?; of course; That's too bad

Web site designed by: Nikue