Communication TED Talk
High Intermediate/Low Advanced level
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about Communication in the context of TED Talk.
To provide clarification of Communication in the context of TED Talk.
Procedure (68-85 minutes)
Pair Students to ask each other what kinds of communication they use in everyday life. T writes some examples up on the board.
Ss read and choose the best option to complete the summary in Part 1. Ss check each others answers. T provides answer key.
T will group Ss in 3. T will handout a set of sentence strips and then a set of definitions to match them with correct word in bold. T then provides answer key.
T models phrases for Ss to listen and then repeat. T plays recording for 3a. Ss underline elided sound. Ss check their answers. T provides answer key T plays recording for 3b. Ss fill in words they hear. Ss check their answers. T provides answer key
T hands out questions on a handout. The handout includes part 1, 2, 3 & 4 After each part, Ss check their answers. At the end T provides answer key for whole handout.
In part 5, Ss will choose the correct meaning of the words. In part 6, Ss will work in pairs and complete each sentence half.
In part 7, Ss will give advice or make recommendations in preparing a presentation. In part 8, Ss will agree or disagree with the comment. T will facilitate and provide feedback
Ss are grouped. Ss give advice to others on what they should worry about when presenting. Ss then identify some Tips they can include. S groups develop a presentation that includes some tips and at least 2 of the vocabulary words.