Listening - Family Photos
By the end of the lesson, students will have been better able to listen for gist and specific information in the context of the family photos.
By the end of the lesson, students will have been provided with a fluency speaking activity in a conversation in the context of the family photos.
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
- Start first with greetings to the students. - Personalise the topic by talking about myself and my brother who is working abroad. - Ask the students to answer the 3 questions in pairs for 2 minutes. * Do you have photos of family and friends with you? * Where do you have them on your phone or in your wallet? * How do you often look at them? - Nominate some students and ask them whether they had things in common.
By using the MPF, to clarify the meaning, pronunciation, and form: - Ask the students about the following words after you show them realia/photos or the item Itself. Model & drill while you're pronouncing the words, then write it at the end on the Whiteboard. * Wallet: Meaning: Realia/ photos. Drill it, then write it on the board to show the stress. * Sad: Meaning: realia/showing sad faces. Drill it, then write it on the board to show the Stress. * Happy: Meaning: realia/showing happy faces. Drill it, then write it on the board to show The stress. * Voicemail: meaning: use elicitation/miming, pronounce, then drill it and then write it on The Whiteboard.
- Present to the students the activity after you set the task - Give instructions & Ask ICQs about the activities if needed. - Answer one as a demo with them. - Ask them to work in pairs to check their answers together. - Give the answer key to save time if needed or show it to them on the projector. - The activities are less challenging and will gradually get more difficult. It's a preparation for the next level of While Listening 2. - Feedback will be provided whenever needed.
- The activities here gradually got more challenging and requested more detail. - There are some more challenging listening activities (tasks) in this stage. - Ask the students to check their answers in pairs. - Feedback will be provided whenever needed.
- Divide the class into students A & B: - Ask student A to speak, to B freely for 3 minutes about a family member or a relative who Lives and works in another country. - After the 3 minutes are finished, then student B will start talking the same to student A About any family member who is working or living in another country. - Ask the student to talk about who is he/she? - What does he do in that country and what's his/her profession? - How often do you talk to him/her? - Do you keep his/her photos on your mobile/wallet? While they're talking, monitor the students and make notes without any interruption. After the two students, A & B finished talking to each other, then, I'll give the feedback either verbally or write some notes on the Whiteboard.