Cyril Ordoñez Cyril Ordoñez

TP2 Listening - Celta training
B2 level


In this lesson students find out a bit more about unusual achievements in order to provide listening practice. The lesson starts nominating Ss to answer a question, they give their opinions. Then key vocabulary is presented, Ss listen and answer a Google form, check answers in pairs and then with the whole class. Finally, Ss discuss the topic in the breakout room, using questions and useful language given by the teacher to guide the conversation. The class ends with FB and DEC.


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about amazing achievements in the context of Human History.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of Amazing achievements


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

Ss listen to a little piece of Bob Marley's song "Three little birds" nominate Ss and ask questions: What kind of animals are mentioned in the song? How many of them? Were are they? What are they doing? Who sings this song? Show Ss a picture and one of Bob Marley's achievements.

Pre-Reading/Listening (6-8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Show a slide with 4 words, nominate students to match the words with the pictures and meanings. We check answers together. Then nominate S and ask: How many syllabes? What is the word stress of... ?

While-Reading/Listening #1 (5-6 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Ss go to a Google form, read the options in Task 1. Then they listen a part of the audio and select their answers in the Google form. Learners check answers in pairs via private messages on the chat box. Show and discuss the results by nominating students.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with a more challenging detailed istening task

Ss listen a second time and complete Task 2 exercise as they listen. Check Ss were able to answer in Gforms if needed replay the audio once more. Give Ss the audioscript and send Ss to BOR to check and discuss their answers in pairs. Monitor, Then starts the OCFB.

Post-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Draw Ss attention to the instructions on the Jamboard Slide and send Ss a document with Useful language from the text: 1. You are going to talk about an achievement you find amazing. Plan what you will talk about, make sure it includes: the achievement, the influence or impact it has had and why you find it so interesting or admirable. 2.Share your ideas in pairs. 3.Explain to the whole class about your partner's ideas. Conduct feedback on the task. Use Zoom board to give DEC.

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