Ayşe Buse Özkan Ayşe Buse Özkan

Elementary level


In this lesson students will be given a recording to listen. During the stages, I and activities will guide the development of their understanding. There is one questionnaire and a ''useful language'' box to further their understanding of the audio file.


Abc Audio file
Abc Student Book
Abc Whiteboard

Main Aims

  • To provide detailed information through listening practice using a text book about the context of life in Melbourne in the context of culture

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide students with tasked based approach to listening using audio files in order to improve the students' speaking abilities.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

During the warm up procedure, T shows the same cues which are in the book without their titles and T tells them to look at the cues and talk about them for 2 minutes. After a quick brain storming, teacher takes the ideas from the students.

Pre-Reading/Listening (5-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

The T gives handouts to the students, She wants from students to talk about whether their ideas and visuals are matching. After that she explains the vocabulary items that they may not be familiar with.

While Listening 1 (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

In the listening part students will see a questionnaire about the life in Melbourne. Firstly, Students will have two minutes for scanning he questions. After, T Teacher plays the audio and students answers questions.

While Listening #2 (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference listening tasks

In that part, students will listen to the audio as a second time to check their answers. After they listen it, they will check their answers as a peer or as a group.

Post Listening (5-6 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

As a post listening activity, they will work as a pair to describe their favourite place and they will talk about their city by using unit's vocabulary items. After that they will give some information about their friends.

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