Mehmet Mehmet

Teaching Practice 5
Elementary level

Description

In this lesson, students practice listening for gist and detail in the context of ordering at a restaurant.

Materials

Abc Powerpoint by the teacher
Abc Hand-outs
Abc Coursebook

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about eating out in the context of ordering at a restaurant.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide students with practice in speaking for accuracy and fluency

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Start the lesson by asking students their favourite food and drink at the Sun Café to link the lesson with the previous one. Ask students to share their ideas with their partners for thirty seconds. Get some answers from some students Show the picture of Paul, Clare and the waitress on the WB. Elicit the words 'waitress' and 'ordering' and the place where they are.

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

Show the picture of Paul, Clare and the waitress on the WB. Elicit the words 'waitress' and 'ordering' and the place where they are.

While-Listening #1 (7-9 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Tell students to watch the video4 and answer 'what do they order?' Make sure that the task is set before watching. Students check their answers with their partners. Whole-class feedback takes place. Elicit answers from different pairs.

While-Listening #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Deliver the handout1 and ask students to fill in the gaps with the sentences in the handout2. Model the instructions on the WB. Students work individually for three minutes. Student check their answers in pairs. Ask for justification for students' answers Open CD77 and ask students to check their answers.

Post-Reading/Listening #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Give students the roles of Paul, Clare and the waitress. Check your instructions by asking students who they are. Model them with two students. Tell students to stand up and practice the dialogue among Paul, Clare and the waitress. Show the dialogue in full and have students practice it. If there is an odd number of students, put students in pairs. Give the roles of Clare and the waitress. Monitor genuinely and help as necessary to make sure students are practicing it. Pass to the next slides to vanish the dialogue gradually.

Post-Listening #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Deliver students the handout4 and ask students that they will write their own dialogue. Give students the role of a waiter/waitress and customer. Provide the functional language as prompts. Model the instructions by demostrating with a student Students work in pairs for five minutes. Monitor carefully and take notes on good use of language and mistakes of students. Have some partners to practice their conversation in front of the class. Give other students the task of choosing the best conversation. Provide a plenary feedback session on good use of language and elicit the correct answers of the mistakes. If time, students change their partners and practice the conversation with different partners

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