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Teaching Practice 2
Elementary, A1 level


In this lesson students will have the opportunity to develop their vocabulary and listening skills related to the topic of 'jobs'.


Abc Gap-filling activity
Abc Jobs and their definitions in strips for ordering task

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, students will have an opportunity to revise and extend their knowledge of vocabulary relating to jobs they encounter in their daily lives.

Subsidiary Aims

  • By the end of the lesson students will be better able to develop their ability to listen for specific information about jobs.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To get the students attention to the lesson and to activate their schemata for the vocabulary activities

Teacher tells the students that they are going to watch a video about jobs. While watching they are going to guess what the job is. Whole class feedback is given. Teacher then focuses on the structure "what do you do ?" and asks simple questions about it.

Test #1 (5-8 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language and to decide what to teach or revise in the teaching part

Teacher shows the HO and indicates there are pictures and their names. She explains that they are going to match the pictures with the names. Students check in pairs while teacher monitors. Whole class feedback is given.

Teach (5-8 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

Teacher focuses on the jobs that students have difficulty in understanding. Teacher introduces the context and tries to elicit the sentence or gives the vocabulary. Then teacher asks CCQs to clarify the meaning of the vocabulary. She models the pronunciation and drills it first whole class, then groups and then individually. Finally, Teacher writes the target vocabularies on the board and shows the form and stress

Test #2 (5-8 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

It is a jigsaw activity.halves of sentences. In the first half of the sentence there are jobs and in the second half there are their definitions. This is a group-work activity. Teacher makes group of three students and asks them to match the two halves correctly. After they have finished the activity, the teacher wants two students of each group to visit other groups and check their answers. W/C F/B is given.

Listening #1 (3-5 minutes) • To let the students to hear jobs in a context and to enable them to develop their ability to listen for specific information.

Teacher shows the handout and tells them that there are 5 conversations. They are going to listen them and complete the blanks. Teacher plays the audio. Students check in pairs. Teacher monitors. If it is necessary teacher plays the audio again. W/C F/B

Free practice (8-10 minutes) • To give Ss the opportunity to talk about jobs and make it their own

Teacher asks students "what is your dream job" and to make it clear teacher creates a context about herself by showing pictures. Then she asks them to think about their dream job for a minute. She asks them to stand up and mingle and ask their friends about their dream jobs. She asks them take small notes about their friends. Teacher monitors the students. Then for the feedback teacher writes __________ wants to be a__________ on the board and nominates students and asks them to complete the sentence according to their friends.

Optional Extra Freer Practice (3-5 minutes) • To help learners to personalize the language and to enable them some fun

Teacher writes some jobs into small papers. One student comes to the board and picks one of the jobs. Other students asks them yes/no questions and try to guess the job.

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