By the end of this lesson, the students will have been engaged in listening activities to develop their receptive skills in listening for gist and listening for specific information in the context of "favorite teachers from school"
By the end of the lesson, the students will have practiced with their productive skills in speaking in a freer way in the context of "favorite teachers from school"
Procedure (34-42 minutes)
-- The teacher reviews some of the school subjects as well as other school related lexis by setting a task where students put scrambled sentences in order in groups. -- the teacher sets the context by asking some questions like why they liked a given subject and what they liked most about their teachers.
-- The teacher teaches some adjectives including "ancient", "favorite", "interesting", "inspiring", "friendly", which will appear in the listening passage.
-- The teacher gives the students a handout in which there are six different kinds of teacher. He has the students read the phrases before listening to the text and explains to the students that they are going to tick any phrase that they hear in the text. -- The teacher plays the recording. -- The teacher has the students compare their answers in pairs. -- The teacher asks for feedback by asking the students how many check marks they have had so far. If the feedback is not satisfactory, the teacher gives them an extra chance by playing the recording again.
-- The teacher provides the students with another handout where they will have five sentences from the text. In each sentence they need to circle the phrase that was really mentioned in the text. -- The teacher gets the students to read the sentences in the HO before listening to the recording. -- The teacher plays the recording. -- Once done, the students compare their answers with their partners. -- The teacher calls on some students to come to the board and share their answers with the whole class by circling the correct phrase on the board.
-- The teacher has the students stand in two rows and face to face in the class. Then he sets the topic and ask everyone to talk to his or her peer facing him. The students move over one person every one minute. -- The topic are school related.