Teri Teri

Receptive skills Listening TP7
Upper intermediate level


The learners are going to listen for gist to a radio programme and then for detailed information. They are then going to share their answers to what they've heard and understood about the programme.


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about and in the context of relationships

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a in the context of reacting to what they have heard


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-T shows a slide with a question about friends -Instructions: who is your best friend? why are they so fun? Discuss for 2 minutes -T nominates a Ss to begin -T ask Ss to nominate next speaker

Pre-Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

-T shows a slide with vocabulary and definitions Instructions: match the vocabulary with the definition Work together as a group -T provides FB/guidance if needed

Listening #1 for gist (5-6 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

-T we are going to listen to a radio programme. What exactly is the topic? -T plays 45 second recording -T what is the main idea? -Ss give their choice -T provides FB

Listening #2 for detailed information (12-14 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

-T We're going to listen to the whole programme. -T take notes on the 5 important facts, follow the examples I have here. -ICQ's are we taking notes on everything the speakers say? no only the 5 important fact, reasons. -T plays recording -T did everyone write down the information?

Post-Listening (5-7 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

-T shows slide Instructions: check your answers together in break out rooms. See if you have the same answers or different answers Instructions: you have 3 minutes ICQ's Will you compare answers? yes -T send Ss to breakout rooms -T monitors in breakout rooms and notes down good language and language that needs to be reformulated.

Feed back (2-3 minutes) • To provide learner's with examples of good language and clarify any problems

-T writes down examples of good language and any examples of language that needs reformulating. DEC and FB -T asks students comprehension questions about listening -T Tell me 1 fact that you found very interesting, true or not true for you -T elicits ideas from learners

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