Film and Television
To practice listening for gist and details.
To practice speaking skill.
Procedure (45 minutes)
The students see a photo and guess the topic of the lesson.
The teacher starts asking a student about his/her favorite television programme. "Do you like to watch films? Yes, I do. What type? I watch scary films. and so on. The students work in pairs. Every student chooses three questions and ask them to his partner and vice versa. During this stage I can elicit some probable difficult words such as documentary, horror films and thrillers .
The teacher tells the students that they are going to listen to five people talking about their favorite television programmes. The teacher shows the students the photos of the people while talking.
The students listen to find the television programme that every speaker is talking about in addition they they write Yes or No as an answer on the question. Does he or she like this type of programme?
The students listen again and put the sentences in the correct order.
The teacher tries to elicit the meanings of advantages and disadvantages before speaking In pairs, the students start a discussion around some questions.
The students start a free practice activity.
During the speaking activities, the teacher listens to the students' discussions and write the errors in his notebook. After the end of the speaking activities,the teacher writes the sentences that have errors and ask the students if they are correct or not. The students try to find the errors and correct them.