The SS will improve listening skills via an audio practice about how technology affect our lives, especially in communication. SS will focus on gist and intensive listening for comprehension.
The SS will be involved in speaking activities. Practices will be based on the audio topic and time markers, tasks will involve group discussions and checks. Related vocabulary shall be practised: “’intermediary, barriers, thumbprints, retina scans, straightforward way, on demand, method of delivery”.
Procedure (41-55 minutes)
The T shows personal gadgets and ask SS their favourite gadgets, SS discuss in small groups what they like or dislike about them
The T shows pictures of gadgets on WB, elicits what they are. The T asks SS what has replaced them (question 1), gives SS some time for discussion in pairs.T put the answer prints on WB and enable SS to compare their answers. The T then asks the question 2 in 1A and gives some further time for discussion in pairs.SS express ideas OC.
SS discuss the 3 questions in 2.A in groups and express their ideas to the class .
The T elicits the new vocabulary in the audio, writes brief definition on WB, pronunciation drills are repeated
The T plays the audio in 3.3. The T Plays the audio again (whole or partial) if needed and challenging parts cleared OC. SS compare their ideas (previous task) with the audio and share OC.
The T asks 3 factual questions about the audio scripts through handouts, SS work and check in pairs. The T gives copies of the audio, SS final check the answers through the text in pairs.
The T elicits the 1st and 2nd sentences in exercise 4A, gives handouts to SS and asks them to underline the time markers in sentences. SS check in pairs, answer slips are distributed. T monitors and supports SS. OC discussion are made about time markers. Quick FB is given by the T underline common errors, if necessary
The SS clarify the different time markers in 4A, they work in pairs and matches with the 3 statements in 4B. Answer slips are distributed, pair check is done, stage is completed by WC and FB.
Questions in 4C are discussed in group work and OC
The T asks SS to brief the lesson.The T may give additional FB,potential questions are answered