A listening about daily routine
Elementary students level
To provide practice in listening for details and specific information in the context of the stressful daily routine
To provide practice in speaking in the same context
Procedure (30-41 minutes)
The teacher provides Ss with a picture of a tired, stressful man in his work and asks Ss about his feeling, Is he happy? Does he need to sleep? Does he work alot?
Provide Ss with a hand out of five questions related to the daily routine of each one. Ss will do the exercise in pair work. They are Yes/No questions. The questions are Do you sleep well? Do you do exercise? Do you drink coffee alot? Do you like your job or study? Do you have dinner with your family?
In this stage, the teacher provides Ss with flashcards of some new words on board to clarify its meaning, pronunciation and form. The teacher may use CCQs to clarify meaning as well as PowerPoint slides. The teacher clarifies these words in order to make the listening easier to understand.
The teacher provides Ss with a listening of five sentences in a specific numbered order. In exercise (e), the teacher gives them as well a hand out containing five pictures. Then, he asks them to put numbers from 1 to 5 according to their order in the listening. The teacher gives them a specific time and asks to work individually, then check answers with them.
The teacher asks Ss to listen again to the listening and then write down the five sentences in exercise (f) . The teacher gives them a specific time and asks Ss to work in pairs. Then, the teacher checks answers.
The teacher gives the Ss a handout of ten questions in exercise (g) . He asks them to read them for gist. Then , he asks them to listen to the following listening to answer the questions individually.The teacher gives them a specific time to do the exercise. After that, he asks them to check answers in pairs . Then they will listen one more time to the listening to check their answers again.
After, listening to the listening no. 307, the teacher asks about their advice for Simon and how he can live a more quieter unstressed day. Then the teacher asks Ss to listen to one last listening to get Professor Parker's advice for Simon in exercise (h) . Also, he asks the whole class who they think is more stressful in his/her life, Louisa or Simon in exercise (i) .
The teacher provides Ss with a gab_fill hand out to check their understanding of the meaning of some words in the same context of the lesson . He gives a specific time then asks them to check answers in pair work.
The teacher asks Ss about their weekend. Does it follow a typical routine or not? The teacher asks them to talk to each other then picks one or two to talk about his/her weekend