Maria Fernanda Pacheco Sanchez Maria Fernanda Pacheco Sanchez

I'll always love you - Reading and Listening
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss will read and listen to a story about a couple. Ss will complete the gaps with time expressions and talk about keeping / breaking promises.


Abc Audio 6.9
Abc PPT - 6B I'll always love you - Pre-Intermediate

Main Aims

  • To provide Ss practice in reading and listening for specific information in the context of a love story.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of love story.


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

-T aks Ss to put them in context: -Have you ever made a promise? -What did you promise?

Pre-teaching vocabulary (9-10 minutes) • To deal with any new vocabulary essential to understand the text / audio.

-T will show photos and ask the Ss to tell what they see in the photo. Vocabulary: engagement, fireplace, builder, nervous, keep / break a promise. -For each word T will: -Ask Ss to say the word out loud; -Drill; -Point out phonetic transcription and stress of the word.

Pre-Reading (9-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text.

-T shows slide 8 with the photos of a couple reading: 'I'll never forget you'. -Ss say what they can see in the photo. -Ss answer the questions: -How old do you think they are in each photo? -What do you think happened between the two photos? -Ss look at slide 9 and tell what the 'time expressions' mean: ->a few years later ->17 years ago ->for ten years ->a year after

While-Reading #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with scanning and specific information reading tasks.

-Ss read the article and complete the gaps with the time expressions discussed above. Give 3-4 minutes for Ss to read and complete. -In pairs, Ss compare their answers. -Back in the main room, T shows the AK and SS check their answers. -Individually, Ss read the text again and answer three questions. -After 5 minutes, in pairs, Ss compare their answers. -Back in the main room, Ss check their answers against the AK.

While-Listening #2 (10-11 minutes) • To provide students with specific detail listening task.

-Ss read the statements in slide 13 before listening to Audio 6.9. -Ss listen to Audio 6.9 twice and complete the statements. -Ss compare their answers in pairs. -Back in the main room, Ss check the answers against the AK.

Post-Reading and Listening (5-6 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text.

-Ss look at the questions on slide 16 and discuss them in pairs. -Why do you think Carmen's mother didn't send the letter? -Do you think 'I'll never forget you' is a promise people usually keep or break? -Do you keep your promises?

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