Jeff Schueler Jeff Schueler

TP8 Demo 21 Aug 2020
NCE Upper-intermediate level

Materials

Abc Original song: Arthur's Theme (edited)
Abc Original song: Arthur's Theme (unedited)

Main Aims

  • Listening for gist and detail.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Speaking about the song’s topic.

Procedure

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

Introduce Google Jamboard - frame #1 Ask Ss to describe the image (Moon over New York City) Ask the following questions to generate interest in the music listening lesson: 1. Can music help you learn English? 2. How? 3. Who is your favorite artist? Encourage all Ss to contribute.

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

Advance to Google Jamboard - frame #2 Introduce the original song "Arthur's Theme" Teach a selection of phrases taken from the lyrics * Living his life one day at a time * Someone that turns your heart around * When you get caught between the Moon and New York City Clarify as necessary, primarily using MEANING.

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

Advance to Google Jamboard - frame #3 Instruct Ss to open Google Form and prepare to listen to song. 1. Instructions - GOOGLE Form 2. Play song 3. Answer 4 questions related to scan/Gist listening. 4. Group Feedback with the following questions; * Did you like the song? * Have you heard it before? * Do you think that Arthur is happy? Encourage every Ss to contribute and participate in the discussion.

While Listening #2 Detail (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed listening tasks

Advance to Google Jamboard - frame #4 Instruct Ss to advance to Google Form section #2 quiz and prepare to listen to song a second time. 1. Instructions - GOOGLE Form section #2 quiz 2. Play song - Arthur's Theme 3. Answer 6 YES/NO questions related to skim / detail listening. 4. Conduct group feedback with the following phrases from the song: * Once in your life you find her * And next thing you know you're closing down the town * Even though you left her way across town * Deep in his heart, he's just, he's just a boy * Laughing about the way they want him to be * I know it's crazy, but it's true Discuss results of Ss quiz and conduct limited language clarification on bold words and phrases. Encourage every Ss to contribute and participate in the discussion.

After Listening Productive Activity Task (5-8 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Advance to Google Jamboard - frame #5 Instruct Ss to choose one of two phrases from the song and describe to the class if and how the phrase can be applied to their own life. The intent is to elicit open conversation from the Ss so that they can practice their pronunciation and memory of the language from the song. * Once in your life you find her. * Arthur he does as he pleases. 1. Explain instructions / ICQ 2. Conduct group feedback. Conduct limited language clarification (if necessary) on bold words and phrases. Encourage every Ss to contribute and participate in the discussion.

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