Tulay Senyuzlu Tulay Senyuzlu



In this lesson students will listen for gist and detail in the topic of the Natural Disasters. They will learn new lexis required for the topic and finally have an end task of speaking to complete the aim of listening.


Abc Pathways 2 Worksheet
Abc Pathways 2 Worksheet 2

Main Aims

  • To provide detailed listening practice using a text about volcanoes in the context of natural disasters

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of of the vocabulary required for the theme volcanoes in the context of natural disasters


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

Teacher will ask the students of any natural disasters they can name, Teacher will ask Ss to speak about what type of natural disasters there are in a group.

Pre-Listening (4-6 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

SS will look at Ex. A and complete the short paragraph's blanks according to the illustraon and information provided.

Pre-Listening 2 (5-6 minutes) • To prepare the students for the text and make it accessible

Students will be asked to read the text about Dr. Franck Tessier and Dr.Irene Margaritis and answer the questions. general questions about volcanoes in pairs or groups EX. B pg.133

While Listening #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Students will listen to the audio for detailed information. EX. C There are 6 questions that they need to identify if it is T or F, Teacher will play the audio twice. SS will discuss the answers and teacher will reveal on the WB.

While Listening #2 (3-4 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

SS will answer the question if they think the geologists they watched like their jobs as a group. EX: D

Post-Reading/Listening (4-6 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Students will write 2 questions they would like to ask the geologists in the video and discuss between themselves.

Flexi Stage (6-8 minutes) • To further engage students in the theme of natural disasters, volcanoes.

I don't think there will be much time left but in the case that some higher level students increase the pace of the lesson an additional page with a short listening audio is ready for further details of the theme.

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