To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about water cycle in the context of environment
To provide clarification, review and practice of water and climate in the context of environment
Procedure (43-52 minutes)
Ask them "What's the weather like today?" "Do you know any other weather conditions?" "What happens when it rains too much?* Elicit the word "flood" write it on the board. Don't forget to drill it before writing on the board. Try to elicit water shortage ask "Do you know what it is when there is not enough rain and not enough water" They probably won't know this. explain "water shortage" comes before "drought" when there is no water for a long time. To generate discussion ask them"Does everybody prefer same weather conditions?" Is climate changing in Turkey?
Do task one. Pre-teach some vocabulary. They do it alone then check with their partners. Later give them the answers. 1d 2a 3b 4e 5c Next they do T/F activities. remind them they need to correct it if they are false. They do it alone. Give 3 minutes to answer. 1T . 2F( oil rises to the top) 3F (dust kicked up by vehicles traveling on roads may make up 33% of air pollution) 4T 5T
They watch first minute of the video without sound. They predict what the presenter is saying. Ask them to use ideas from the previous exercise. Don't give the answers yet. Watch the whole video and let them check their answers.
Ask the to try to remember and match the numbers with the facts in exercise 6. Don't give the answers yet. give them 2 minutes to match the numbers. Show the whole of the video and and they check their answers. 1c 2d 3b 4a
They try to answer open-ended questions.(exercise 8) They check the answers first with their partners. They watch the video again and check their answers.
They match the types of weather with the climate words. Make clear that they have similar meanings with their match. 1e 2a 3d 4b 5f 6g 7c
They discuss 4 questions with their partners and share their ideas with the whole class.