Breaking news, listening
To provide for students to practice listening for gist and specific information in the context of an interview with a journalist who just written a new book about the World Bank.
To provide for students to listen and be able to use vocabulary in speaking activities
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
*The teacher asks the students general questions about the news. For example: (Do you read newspaper/ magazine every day? If yes (to what extent do you like to read?)
*The teacher shows pictures for teaching blocking words. such as: keep at, journalist, come along, tight schedule. *The teacher has CCQ while teaching .e.g(do you have to continue or leave it? for (keep at)
*The teacher asks the students to read topics individually in exercise one for 1 minute. *ICQ: are you going to tick or fill in the blank? *Then the teacher plays a recording. After that, the teacher checks the answers.
*The teacher asks the students to read seven questions individually and choose the answer. *Then the students check their answers in pairs. After that, the teacher plays the audio again. *The teacher gives an audio script to students and asks them in pairs to explain what the words in italics in the sentences and phrases refer to. *ICQ: Do you work in pairs or individuals?
*The teacher asks the students to write a paragraph about a journalist in this question(what would you say to someone who wants to become a journalist.) *Then the students should talk to each other and express their ideas.