Sabina Sabina

Teaching practice 3
Pre-intermediate, A2 level


Sts review the vocabulary related to feelings in the context of music to films, do listening for gist and specific information and practise speaking for fluency withing the context, using the vocabulary.


Main Aims

  • To provide practice and introduce vocabulary regarding feelings in the context of art and music

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a recording about music to films in the context of Arts and music
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of music for films


Warmer/Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To introduce the topic of music for films

I show the sts a picture of two people and ask them whether they know the name of the movie (Muhtesem Yuzyil). Then I play a soundtrack from the movie (Sehzadeler) and while its playing ask the sts what it makes them feel.

Vocabulary (10-12 minutes) • To review and practice the vocabulary in the context of music to films

Set the task: sts tick the words they know, cross the words they do not know and put a question mark next to the words they hesitate about (solo). Sts check answers (GW), common mistakes - on the WB. FB: CCQ WC. Practice: vocab. ex. 1 (the first sentense on the board, elicit the answer.) (solo) Compare their ideas (PW), FB: some of the sts about their partner (SS-T).

Listening for gist and specific information (10-12 minutes) • To practice listening for gist and specific information

1. Task: listen to the recording and answer the question, what is the profession of the speaker. (GW). FB: on WB (composer). 2. Sts listen again and do listening ex. 1. Check their answers (PW), FB: ask a st to come up to the WB and tick the mentioned words (SS - WB) (The words from ex. 1 are on the board). 2. Tell the students they are going to listen to the recording again and underline the correct answers from listening ex. 2 (solo). Check (PW), FB: WC.

Speaking (12-15 minutes) • Practice speaking within the given context and using the vocabulary

1. Set the task: listen to ex. 3 and say how the short extracts make them feel (1 word) (solo). GW: sts share their opinions and find who felt the same. 2. The questions from ex. 4 - on the WB. Ask sts to read them and some CCQs (including about the word "scene"). Set the task: listen to 1.41 and answer the questions from ex. 4. (solo). Compare (PW). FB: find the person with the similar answers, different answers, the most surprising answers (mingling). FB: report to WC about their findings. Common mistakes on WB.

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