Elementary (A1) level
By the end of the lesson, students will be better able to use the alphabet and ask simple questions about personal information.
By the end of the lesson, students will have practised listening for gist and specific information in the context of an application form completion dialogue.
Procedure (34-50 minutes)
Teacher introduces himself and projects the sentences on the board. He asks the students to help him complete the missing words. Students then work in pairs to introduce themselves. Teacher monitors.
Teacher shows handout and indicates that there are four dialogues. Students have to listen and match the dialogues with the pictures. Students check in pairs while teacher monitors. Teacher plays again if necessary. Whole class feedback.
Teacher ask students to unfold the first part of the handout and highlights the first example. Students work in pairs to complete the table. W/C F/B.
Teacher asks students to unfold the final part of the handout. Teacher indicates the dialogue and demonstrates with a strong student. Students are then asked to stand up and introduce themselves to 5 other students in the room. Teacher monitors. Teacher gives F/B by asking students to give the name of other students in the class by asking the question "who's he/she?".
Teacher displays the alphabet on the board and drills the letters. Teacher then remains silent while drilling in order. Teacher then switches order.
Teacher plays listening and asks Ss to follow the numbers. Teacher plays audio a second time and asks Ss to listen and repeat. Teacher then highlights and drills troublesome numbers.
Teacher shows Ss H/O#2 and highlights the missing information. Teacher informs Ss they will listen to an audio and try to complete the missing information. Teacher plays audio. Students check in pairs. Teacher monitors. Teacher plays audio again if necessary. W/C F/B
T asks Ss to unfold the H/O to highlight the questions asked in the audio. T asks Ss to listen to the audio and complete the missing words. Pair check. W/C F/B and T drill questions.
Teacher highlights H/O#3 and indicates that Ss will need to ask and answer questions with their partners to complete the missing information. Teacher monitors and provides delayed F/B if necessary.