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Teaching Practice 8
Pre-Intermediate level


The Ss will get practice in listening for gist in ex. 1 where they will listen and find the good news and the bad news. Then, Ss will practice listening for specific details and find the differences between two dialogues. Ss will practice speaking for fluency in the final stage and they will personalize the topic by telling their experiences about doctor’s appointment.


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Main Aims

  • Listening for gist and specific details within the context of Health (Doctor's appointment)

Subsidiary Aims

  • to introduce the blocking vocabulary for listening
  • to practice speaking for fluency at the final stage.


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I will show them a picture of a doctor and a patient. Let them work in pairs and discuss these questions: "Where are the people?" "What is happening?" "Do you think she looks ill?" "What is he saying?" FB: Elicit the answers.

Pre-Listening (teaching vocabulary) (6-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the listening and make it accessible

I will show them some pictures and let them to discuss what they are. FB: Eliciting the vocabulary and drilling for the pronunciation.

While-Listening #1 (4-5 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging listening task for gist

Ss will listen a dialogue between a doctor and his patient and find out "What is the good news and the bad news? FB: peer-check / elicit the answers.

While-Listening #2 (9-10 minutes) • To provide students more challenging listening task for specific information.

Ss will be given a HO and try to listen what doctor said about red meat, salt, coffee, exercise and work? FB: peer-checking / elicit the answers (why?) If students don't understand it, they will listen again. Give them the script and Ss can check their answers.

While-Listening #3 (9-10 minutes) • to provide students a challenging listening task for more detailed information.

They will listen the patient talking to his wife about his doctor's appointment and find out "what information is the same and what is the different? ICQs: Are you going to find the differences between what doctor said and what he was saying to his wife? YES! Are you going to take notes? Yes! FB: peer-check/ elicit the answers (why?) / Give script If students don't understand, they will listen again

Post-Listening (7-8 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

They will discuss these question and personalize the topic. What do you think about the doctor's advice? Is he right? Have you had an experience like this before? For example: You went to the doctor and he gave you some advice then What did you do? Did you take the advice or not?

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