TP 5 - Good news / Bad news
Practicing functional language in the context of good and bad news
During this lesson, students improve their listening skills for gist.
Procedure (36-38 minutes)
T tells Ss about some good and bad news. Then Ss have to work in pairs to find some good and bad news.
Students have to match phrases which are outside the room with the handout they were given before. Students check their answers in pairs. WC FB
Teacher project the answer key from the previous task on the board. He shows the stresses of the words and drills pronunciation.
Teacher plays a audio recording. Ss have to match the 4 conversations from the audio recording to 4 pictures. Teacher plays the audio recording again. Now Ss have to listen for good news and bad news in the audio and write them in a table. Ss check their answers in pairs.
Ss fill out a gapped text and match the free spaces with words from a box. This activity refers to the conversations from the audio recording they were listening before. Ss check their answers in pairs.
T uses the conversation from the previous task for drilling intonation and pronunciation.
T gives Ss slips of paper with different situations. Ss work in pairs or small groups. 1 S giving the news, a other S is responding.