Upper Intermediate level
To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about cats vs. dogs in the context of animals.
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of animals and pets.
Procedure (32-43 minutes)
T welcomes Ss and shows a Google slides with the questions "What is your favorite pet? Why?" Ss discuss the question in Zoom breakout rooms for 2 minutes. T monitors. T conducts OCFB and asks Ss to share their discussions with the class.
T sends Ss a Google Slides in which they are asked to work individually on 1 slide each for 3 minutes. T monitors slides. T conducts OCFB to check for correct answers regarding meaning and form. T conducts pronunciation drilling exercise while eliciting from Ss. T conducts OCFB to check if Ss have any questions.
T sends Ss a Google Forms with a gist question. T asks Ss to look at the question and plays a 3 minute audio. T asks Ss to answer the question for 30 seconds. T conducts OCFB to check that everyone got the correct answers.
T sends Ss a Google Form and replays the 3 minute audio. Ss are asked to look at the true/false exercise while they listen to the audio. T gives Ss 1 minute to complete the task after the audio is played. T sends Ss to Zoom breakout rooms to discuss their answers for 1 minute. T conducts OCFB to check answers. T asks Ss to go to the 2nd page of the Google Form and replays the last half of the audio from 1:25. Ss listen to the audio while looking at the questions. After the audio, Ss are given 1 minute to complete their answers. T conducts OCFB to check for answers.
T sends Ss a Google Jamboard for visual aid in discussion. T asks Ss to scaffold their ideas for 1 minute with the following question: "Do you prefer cats or dogs? Why do you prefer one over the other? Try to use some of the words we learned from the audio." T sends Ss to Zoom breakout rooms in pairs for 4 minutes to discuss. T conducts OCFB in which Ss share their ideas. T conducts final FB and DEC.