Sanaa Gamal Sanaa Gamal

listening based lesson plan
lower level level


in this lesson, students listen to audio about meeting other students and improve their listening skills by practicing, answering comprehension questions, and integrate it with writing and speaking skills.


Abc pictures ,whiteboard ,markers, worksheets

Main Aims

  • To provide students with an audio about meeting other students. the students will understand the significance of the listening by practicing listening for gist, details ,comprehension questions and integrate it with speaking and writing he listening by practicing listening for gist,details

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide students with a new vocabulary and structure


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

the teacher hangs a picture of students in a class and asks students to describe it. the teacher listens to their answers and encourages discussion.

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible, to motivate them, to use students' experiences and put the task into context.

the teacher asks students about the picture hanging on the board to make them interested in the topic for example : where are those people? what are they doing? what is the first thing you do when meeting new mates in your class? the teacher tells the student a story about her school days and how she cannot forget them, classmates. the teacher informs the students about what they are going to listen which is meeting other students in the class for the first time, names of the students. pre-teach vocabulary. the teacher chooses five words from the transcript as keywords that may help in understanding instead of teaching them to reduce the teacher's time talk the teacher shows students pictures and the words and they match each picture with the correct word they work in pairs and the teacher gives feedback.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To check prediction through the activities in the tasks, reading for gist and specific information

1- listening for gist: (skimming ) the teacher gives students two minutes to read the comprehension questions first to focus on the audio (task before the text). the teacher plays the tape and asks them to listen carefully(S). the teacher monitors them while listening. the teacher asks the students to put some sentences in order:(T-S) asking the students about the type of text which is dialogue and elicit the answer.(T-S) the purpose of this stage, reading for gist is to check the general understanding. also, prepare them for the detailed tasks, after finishing listening for gist the teacher gives students feedback by asking students to compare their answers (S-S), elicit the answers from them, and write the correct answers on the board. as well as asking follow-up questions to check their understanding.(T-S) Scanning or reading for specific information or details: 1-the students answer the true or false questions:(S) Does Robert live in Scottland? Is Cara from London? Is German so easy for Cara? Did Selim take French? 2-Jigsaw activity (S-S)the teacher asks the students to listen again and divide the students into groups group A listens to Cara and Rober and Group B focuses on Selim's and Cara's speech and the last group will focus on Selim' and Robert's speech then they exchange the information. the teacher monitors them. then students answer the following comprehension questions:(S) the teacher asks students to take detailed notes The purpose of listening for details is to check a more detailed understanding of the text. after finishing listening for detailed tasks the teacher gives students feedback. feedback stage: asking students to compare their answers, elicit the answers from them, and write the correct answers on the board. as well as asking follow-up questions to check their understanding. the teacher clarifies any part that they are still confused about. the teacher gives students at the end of the lesson the transcript of the audio.

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

the teacher divides students into groups and asks them to summarize what they have listened to. the teacher monitors them (S-S) the teacher gives them feedback for each summary. the teacher relates the topic to their life by asking the question: what subjects do you like to study? (T-SS) (integrating speaking and listening skills) the teacher gives them feedback after listening to their answers. the teacher asks students to write two sentences about the subjects that are hard for them. integrating listening and writing. the teacher encourages them to use the words they have listened to in the audio.

follow up activity • to encourage students to apply what they have learned.

the teacher asks students to prepare a paragraph of six sentences at home about the most interesting subject for them and bring it next session.

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