Selin Selin

Teaching Practice 2
Global Elementary level


In this lesson, students will be introduced to vocabulary about countries and nationalities. They will be provided with activities that have visual aids to help them use and remember the vocabulary in preparation for the main part of the lesson which will focus on their listening skills. Lesson will end with a speaking activity.


Abc Vocabulary Exercise 1
Abc Vocabulary Exercise 2
Abc Listening for Detail
Abc Flash cards
Abc Pre-Listening 1
Abc Puzzle

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed listening practice in the context of Countries and Nationalities.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and practice vocabulary of nationalities/countries. To provide practice in a speaking activity within the same context.


Warmer/Lead-in (6-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will put flashcards of flags and nationalities on the board and ask Ss to match them. Elicit from students the name of the countries that match the flags and stick the country names on post it notes on WB. T will introduce Michael to the class again. T: 'He is Michael, He lives in London. 'Where is London? not in England or Canada, or Finland? Elicit answers from ss T: Is he English? Elicit answers T writes on WB; Michael is American, USA T thanks Michael and asks him to sit down. T will move on to doing the first exercise with vocabulary.

Pre-Listening 1 (8-12 minutes) • To provide practice and pronunciation drilling

HO 1, page 18 - ex 2 : T will centre herself in front of WD chesting HO and gives instruction for this practice; asking students to work individually and underline the nationalities on HO. While Ss working T will put on WB: Suffix Nationality Word (use colours) -an American, -ese Japanese, -ish Turkish, Other French, Czech, T asks Ss to work in pairs to check answers. T monitors Page 18 - Ex 3 T will use the information on WB. During this exercise Drill Pronunciation - Mark Stress T asks 1 S to write one answer on WB and gets WC to pronounce word/stress. T chooses Ss who have not participated in the previous activity to write nationalities on WB.

Pre-Listening 2 (6-8 minutes) • To provide prior knowledge and activate interest for the listening task.

p19 ex1. Chesting: T will show HO to Ss and explain that they need to match the cities to the countries working individually. T will ask Ss to NOT TO TURN HO OVER. (as it is a very short exc) T will ask all to turn over HO and start. Ss check answers in PW Chesting: T asks Ss to look at the world map and show the COUNTRIES these cities are in (that they've just matched) on the world map in PW. Use previous hand out if necessary. T distributes HO of the world map. Ask what is different? Elicit answers.

Gist Listening (4-5 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist listening

T explains; Ss will hear 3 different conversations played only once and T will stop audio after each conversation to elicit the answer. T elicits the answers from Ss by asking 'where?' while showing a picture of a hotel, an airport and a party.

Detailed Listening (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed listening task

T tells Ss that they will hear the conversations again and circle the correct option. T hands out Listening Exercise 3 (p19). T stops audio. Ss check answers in PW. Play again if asked by Ss.

IF-Time Activity: Speaking (4-7 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to practice the vocabulary they've learned

T put the Ss into groups of 3 or 4. T hands out a sheet with pictures of famous places around the world and names of famous people. T asks Ss to talk about where the places are in and where the people are from to get them to produce what they've learnt and prepare them for the next lesson. T HO a puzzle for them to take home. T thanks Ss and hands over to RT.

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