Esraa Esraa

listening lesson
intermediate level


In this lesson, students will practice receptive skills by learning how to talk about their childhood memories.


Abc pictures
Abc words box
Abc questions
Abc topics

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using an audio about childhood memory.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of childhood memories


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

1- T starts to tell a story about his/her childhood 2- T asks Ss to share their own story with a partner. 3- T get feedback by asking (if it is smth interesting about their partner story?) 4-T shows pictures (1a) to Ss 5- T asks Ss what they can see happening 6-T elicit from the Ss.

Pre-Reading/Listening (12-15 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

1- T gives the Ss the words box (1b) 2-T asks Ss to use their dictionary to check the hard words 3- Ss will match with the suitable pictures. 4- Ss work in pairs to check the answer. 5- T starts to teach difficult vocabulary 6- T uses CCQs ( as clarified in language analysis sheet) 7- T drills

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

listening for gist 1- T tell the Ss the activity (2) 2- play the audio 3- feedback listening for specific information 4- T give the Ss the handout (3a) 5- T ask the Ss to read the question first (1 minute) 6-T play the audio 7- T asks the Ss to check the answers in pairs 8- T sets (3b) activity and gives Ss 1 minute to read 9-T play the audio again 10- Ss check the answers in pairs 11- give the Ss the answer key. 12- allow 1 extra minute to check the answers individually.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

1- T will put the topics on the board (4a) 2- T asks Ss to choose one to talk about 3- give Ss 1 minute to think 4- Ss work in group of 3. (4b) 5- If they finished T ask them to choose another topic and re-set the activity. 6- feedback

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