Upper Intermediate level
For Ss to practice listening for specific information and listening for details in the context of "Moving abroad"
For Ss to practice speaking through a discussion in the context of "The advantages and disadvantages of moving abroad"
Procedure (38-51 minutes)
-T greets Ss and shows Ss PowerPoint slides about moving abroad. Ss will respond to the questions and the pictures in the slides. T elicits from the answers that they have interest in the topic.
-T shows 4 different words or phrases related to the listening . - Ss work in groups guessing the meaning of the words. -T elicits from the students the meanings of the 4 vocabulary items. -T asks CCQ’s on the 4 different vocabulary items. -T ask Ss to repeat pronunciation, showing the written form along with its stress.
- T shows a picture to Ss about what a person misses while being abroad . - Ss start making sentences about that person misses. - T elicits that Ss become aware of the recording topic.
-T gives Ss task to listen to 6 different people talking about what they miss when they’re away from their home. . -Ss listen to the recording and answer where these people from and where they are now . - Ss give their answers to the two questions - T shows Ss the AK
-T shows the Ss the table to be completed in the activity. - T asks some ICQs to make sure Ss understand the activity. - Ss listen to the audio track and write the answers while listening. - Ss meet in breakout rooms for peer checking and discussing. - T shows Ss the AK and discuss about their answers.
-T gives a disadvantage of moving abroad and another sentence about how it can be an advantage. - T asks Ss to think of more examples. -Ss meet in breakout rooms and share their opinions to give more advantages and disadvantages of moving abroad. -Ss share their opinions in the main room.
- T, using the notes taken while monitoring the groups in the breakout rooms and the main room, presenting Ss’ errors discovered while listening to their discussions. -T elicits from Ss the correct answers