mete mete

A2 level


In this lesson, students will listen to various audio files on hobbies and free time. They will answer fill in the blanks, true and false questions about the audio. The final part of the lesson will a discussion about their favorite hobbies followed by the listening game


Abc Audio file 1.3
Abc Audio file 1.4
Abc Audio file 1.7
Abc Eating out Audio&exercise sheet
Abc Free time Audio&Exercise sheet
Abc Audio file 1.5
Abc Audio file 1.8

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about hobbies in the context of free time

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a hobbies in the context of free time


Warmer/Lead-in (10-15 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Remember the adverbs of frequency? Pick 7 students and give them an Adverb of Frequency. Always, usually, often, sometimes, not often, not usually, never. Give each a hobby (cooking, basketball, drawing, video games, reading, listening to music, chess.) and ask them to go to an af on how often they do this hobby. Do this with all the students. Do you know who these celebrities are? Ask the students to tell who they are. Guess celebrity hobbies. Match people with hobbies. Listen and check.

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Listen to Abby and Joe. Which celebrity are they NOT talking about? Dianna Agron and Zac Efron. Listen again and fill in the blanks on exercise 4. 2) GUITAR 3) SONGS 4) SPORT 5) DANCING 6) COMPUTER GAMES 7) CINEMA

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

GRAMMAR Remember much/many? we use much for ... Uncountable nouns. We use Many for ... Countable nouns. Remember... We usually only use much and many in questions and negative sentences. Exercise 5. Listen 1.6-7 and repeat. Do corrections if necessary. How many hobbies do you have? How much free time do you have? I don't have many hobbies. I don't have many hobbies. I don't have much free time. Backchain if necessary. Exercise 6. Fill in the blanks. Go over the answers. many, much, many, many, much.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (25-40 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Speaking In my free time, I like to read a book. I like fishing, I like cooking. Which one do you think is false? Write 4 things you like doing in your free time. 1 should be false. Check with your partner and go over with the class. How much free time do you have on a school day/ at the weekend? I don't have much free time during the week or the weekend. During the week I work for 5 hours and when I come home I prepare lessons for the next day. On the weekend I spend time with my kids. What about you? Talk to your partner. USE MUCH MANY; FREE TİME; SCHOOL DAY AND WEEKEND. 6 minutes. Check understanding of Board game. (monopoly), scrable... Listen to two people playing a board game. Listen and fill in the blanks. Play again. Play again to check answers. Listen and fill in the blanks. File 1.8 Go over the answers. Have students read. IF TİME LEFT, write the underlined part on the board and erase certain parts and have students read the dialogue remembering the erased parts

Post-Reading/Listening (20-26 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Board game Speaking. Elicit vocab on the board game. Ask students: Do you like cooking? What do you usually like to cook? Use the language xp box during conversation. Do you like chess? What piece is your favorite?.. Rules: flip a coin. show heads= move 1 square. Show tails= move 2 squares. IF TIME PERMITS.. Do the exercise on 132 and 142. and Free time exercise

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