Seda Akdeniz Seda Akdeniz

English for a specific purpose
Intermediate level


In this lesson Ss will practice their listening skills in the context of English for a specific purpose. First they will recognise some vocabularies of jobs. After that they learn the english types that are needed for some jobs.Then They will listen an interview and discuss in groups.


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Main Aims

  • To give Ss practice in listening for gist, specific information and more detailed comprehension through the context of aviation English.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To review and extend vocabulary related to work and aviation.


Lean in (8-10 minutes) • To introduce and get the Ss ready for listening in the context of a specific english

I write my job on the WB and ask Ss if I'm using English or not. After that I make groups and I give some pictures of jobs. They'll elicit the ones that english is used and needed.

Matching (5-6 minutes) • To match the jobs with types of english spoken

I'll get the pictures from Ss and ask each job in the picture then they'll match the pictures with the types of English. We'll also work on how to pronounce.

Listening to an interview (5-6 minutes) • Listening for a specific information

They'll listen to a specific kind of English. I'll play recording once, then I'll ask Ss to guess. I'll play the recording second time to confirm their guesses with example words.

Correct definition (3-4 minutes)

I'll give four words and four definitions to the groups. The first group who has finished will match the correct jobs to the correct definitions on the WB.

Listening (9-11 minutes) • Comprehension from an interview, finding the correct statement

I'll make three groups of a,b,c and ask them to read their own statement. Then they'll listen and discuss if they've the correct statement or not

Practice speaking (5-8 minutes) • To give Ss a chance to practice

I'll ask them İf they had heard of aviation english before and what information did they find most interesting.

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