To provide specific information, gist and detailed listening practice using a text about weather and it's consequences on British transport
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a weather and it's consequences on British transport
Procedure (38-45 minutes)
Slide 1/2: Today we are going to listen to a news report. Look at this news website (screenshot from course book)- What is happening in London? Discuss in groups of 2 or 3 for 2 minutes. Useful Sentence Starters: It appears that there is… It looks like… It seems as though… Slide 3: After small group discussion, feedback to the class for two minutes, filling out brainstorm together.
Slide 4: Match the word to the corresponding photograph. Whole class activity. Slide 5: Pronounce the new words, indicating where the stress falls with the read arrows. Pronounce together as a class first, then choose individual students to pronounce alone.
Slide 6-9: Ask students to use the google slides to fill in their answers in the table. Play the track once. 2 minutes. Slide 10: Put students into BORs and ask them to compare their answers. 2 minutes. Slide 11: Whole class activity - fill in the table together. 2 minutes.
Slide 12: Send the google form to the students so that they can answer the questions on the second listen through. 3 minutes. Slide 13: Ask students to discuss their answers in BORs. 4 minutes. Slide 14: Go through students answers together. 3 minutes.
Slide 15: Discuss the following Qs in BORs... What did you find interesting about the text? Does the weather ever cause problems in your country? What would happen if you were late for work/school? 8 minutes. Slide 16: Share answers with the group, using useful sentence starters. Teacher to write students answers as they speak. 8 minutes. Slide 17: DEC on the students answers written down on previous slide. 3 minutes.