Maryam Maryam

TP 1
Pre-intermediate level


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about New Year celebrations in the context of important celebrations

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and review of words in the context of New Year celebrations.
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in conversations in the context of New year celebrations


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

1. Show the students pictures of celebrations in the presentation and give them 1 minute to think about the names of these occasions. 2. Have learners discuss in groups what their favorite celebration is.

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

1. Choose 3 or 4 challenging words from the text and cover Meaning Form and Pronunciation. Meaning: . Using GS, ask the Ss to match the underlined words 1-4 with the correct meaning on the right column. . Ask Ss CCQs to check their understanding of the meaning. Do we eat biscuits? Is the coal white? Are oysters eatable? Form: Ask the Ss about the underlined words. Is this a noun or a verb? Is it a countable noun or an uncountable noun? Pronunciation: Using GS, read the underlined words and ask Ss to categorize them according to their stress pattern.

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

Tell learners to listen to the two extracts to answer the following questions: What is the celebration that the speakers are talking about? Do the speakers celebrate this occasion the same way? The learners check the answers in pairs (via private messages) before OCFB (Open Class Feedback)

While-Reading/Listening #2 (7-8 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Tell learners to listen a second time (on Google Forms) to answer ex. 3 The learners check the answers in pairs (via private messages). before open class feedback.

Post-Reading/Listening (15-18 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

(Use breakout rooms) Have learners talk about the topic by asking these questions: Is New Year an important celebration in your country? What do people usually do? Where do you usually spend New Year? Who do you spend it with? Conduct feedback on the task. Give delayed Error Correction (DEC).

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