TP2 Nastassia Khomich (Listening)
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about a disaster holiday in the context of traveling.
To provide clarification and review of holiday words in the context of bad traveling experience.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a roleplay dialogue in the context of prospective vacationer and travel agent
Procedure (38-48 minutes)
Elicit from Ss what can spoil a holiday (what problems can they face at the airport / hotel). Board some of the vocabulary relevant to this lesson: cancelled flight, polluted sea, bad weather etc. Keep this brief and move on to vocabulary clarification.
Meaning Show G-Slide, nominate Ss to match meanings to definitions. As they do, ask CCQs from TLAS and follow up Qs to probe understanding. CCQs: Is it pleasantly to swim in dirty water? (No), Would one enjoy such a holiday? (Yes) Answers: 1 B, 2 A, 3 D Form Draw Ss' attention to the parts of speech of TL and their combinations. dirty sea (adj + n) dream holiday (n + n) ants (n, countable, plural) Pronunciation Tell Ss they will hear the three expressions. As they listen they should put the phrases in the columns according to the stress patterns. Show Ss that each has their own slide. Get them to signal with a thumbs up when they find the slide with their name on it. Play audio twice. Check answers. Highlight the correct position of stress. OoO dirty sea Oooo dream holiday O ants
'You’re going to listen to how Mark and Rosa’s holiday went. Was is a dream holiday?' Play audio once and confirm answers (in Google Form). Students compare their answers in chat via private messages before OCFB. Answer: nightmare
Show slide with a text. Highlight the missing words in the sentences. Tell Ss they will listen a second time and complete those gaps. Ask Ss to find their named slides and give you the thumbs up when they have done so. Play audio again and let them complete their slides. Put Ss in BORs to compare answers. Show answers on penultimate slide. Answers: 1) £ 1000 2) two 3) May 4) beautiful 5) delayed 6) the next morning 7) twelve 8) hurricane 9) five-star 10) sea 11) beach 12) dirty 13) frogs 14) vegetables 15) ants 16) hurricane 17) terrified 18) three days 19) nothing 20) five 21) perfect
Put Ss in A/B groups. As are Mark and Rosa's friend and should ask them questions about their holiday. Bs are Mark / Rosa should think up some details (weather, hotel, beach, food, swimming pool). Ss start the conversation like this: Student A: So did you have a good holiday then? Student B: No, it was awful! It was a nightmare! Student A: Why? What happened? Conduct feedback on the task via question 'What do you think was the worst part of the holiday?' Put Ss in A/B pairs to role play. Monitor, listen unobtrusively for FB (good use of vocabulary related to vacations and errors.) Give DEC