Muhammad Muhammad

TP 2
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, students will listen to a radio programme about finding the worst hotel in Britain. They will discuss what makes a hotel a bad one.


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information in the context of hotels ratings and facilities.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give sts freer speaking practice to help their spoken fluency.


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

T shows sts 1 picture of a famous travel guide website and 2 pictures of different hotels (a good one and a bad one) T asks sts about the difference and whether they know the word rating or not. T asks how many stars would the give each hotel and why?

Pre-listening (3-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it more comprehensible.

T asks sts to work in pairs to brainstorm ideas of what could make a hotel a bad one? T elicits idea and discuss with WC

Gist Listening (5-8 minutes) • To provide students with gist listening before listening to the detailed one.

T writes on the words (programme/hotel/people/jobs/why?) T tell the students they will first listen to the opening of the programme to find out these information. Sts check their answers in pairs after they listen. T takes WCFB.

Detailed Listening (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with a more challenging detailed listening

T gives sts handouts and draws their attention to ex.2 sts listen and answer the question then they check their answers in pairs. T gets WCFB Sts listen again and put the sentences in ex 3 in order sts work in pairs T gets WCFB

Post-Listening (5-8 minutes) • To give the students the opportunity to expand on what they have learned

T shows the sts some pictures of the track they have listened and tries to get the student to remember what happened in the story Sts work in pairs to retell the story. T gets some FB.

Free practice (3-5 minutes) • to give students a freer speaking practice about the topic

T writes on WB the question " what is the worst hotel you stayed in?" Sts work in groups of 3 to answer the question T goes around the class to monitor T gets WCFB

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