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Listening Task
Intermediate level


The Exercise is focused receptive skill of reading.Sub skills are gist reading and reading for details. The class will have a productive skill of speaking at final step. There are three stages of pre- reading while reading and post reading. The lesson starts with a lead in activity and I introduce the topic to the SS by reading the text. Then I will try to teach them necessary vocabularies from the reading text by using elicitation methods. Then I will give them a gist task and then I will give them a more detailed reading task, and they have to answer the questions finally they will be divided in groups of three to talk about their own experiences along with the topic


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist, specific information, detailed, deduction and inference listening practice using a text about Life changes in the context of How parents life may change after having a child

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and usage of some vocabulary and expressions and speaking about their life change experience


Warmer/Lead-in (2-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I Should Ask them about changes in life then I will continue asking them about good changes and bad changes in their life. They will be asked to name the incidents that may change a person life. If anyone mention having a baby may make changes in life we will get the lead to move to next step, if No one mention about it , i will ask them if having a baby will bring big changes in parents life ? then we can move on.

Pre-Reading/Listening (5-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

I will give a handout including the new vocabularies, then I will ask students to imagine that someone is going to have a baby in near future ( going to grammar) , They will be asked to check VOC and try to guess meaning which are related to having baby.then i will elicit the vocabulary to them by asking questions. e.g:whats called the period of time that a mother is absent in her working place before or after giving birth to her child

While-Reading/Listening #1 (15-20 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

I will read and explain the Instruction and i will ask question to assure if they understand the instructions .( ICQS) are you going to listen an interview? (yes) does he have a change in his life recently? for the next exercise ; i will ask them to listen for more details and i will read the question loudly. then i will ask some questions to assure if they are completely aware of what they are asked to do. after each exercise they will have 2 min to check their answer in groups of two.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

for exercise 3; I will read the instruction for them and i will show them which page to refer , i will try to help them with the first question to assure if they are on right pass , then i will ask them to work in groups of 2 to do the exercise.

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

Students will work in the groups of 4, to share their own experience and idea about the topic, then they will have the final chance to share their experiences with their classmates (as a chance to improve their productive skill)

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