Unit 9A: All in a days work: Listening
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about people in the context of work
To provide clarification of the present continuous in the context of work and business meetings
Procedure (43-56 minutes)
Take a look at the picture on the HO. Who are these people? What's his/her job? What do you see? What things are there? Talk with your partners about it.
Give instructions for Ss to match vocab to pictures. Work individ. Check in pairs. Get FB. Clarify meaning if necessary, esp meeting and conference.
First listen about Frank. What's his problem? Have Ss look at Ex. 3. Briefly skim the questions. Listen to R9.1 and circle the answer. New partners. Check in pairs. Get FB. T highlights the verbs in the examples.
Listen for who is speaking. S write Frank, Janet or Liz next to appropriate sentences on HO. Ss check in pairs. T gets FB. Play ex again if necessary. Highlight verbs from examples.
WRITE on WB: I teach at ITI. (generally/usually) I am teaching at ITI. (right now/this minute) Show Overhead of EX 5. Form: sub + be + verb + ing +object. For negative: Sub +be + not+ veb + ing +object. Play--playing, smoke-smoking, etc. Work with partner to complete. Do pos and neg. Get FB. Clarify problem areas. Pronunciation drill.
Ss work individually on Ex 7. Check with partner. Get FB/ clarify prob areas.
Ss work in pairs reading and saying their lines. Ask for volunteers to act in front of class.
T has taken mental notes during monitoring....says "I heard some ss said this, " or I heard ...... a lot" Make corrections in meaning, form and/or pronunciation.