Ismail Noaman Ismail Noaman

TP#7 Ismailnoaman
B2 level


In this lesson, Ss will practice listening for gist and specific information in a lecture in the context of new generations. The lesson starts with a warm up exercise with a small discussion. then they will move to giving opinions about what defines a generation. After that they will listen for gist and detailed information and answer two exercises. after that they will learn some vocabulary and end with a discussion.


Abc Handout global upper intermediate
Abc CD1 Audio Track

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about a lecture in the context of new generations

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of different generations
  • To provide clarification of different behaviors in the context of lecture about generations


Warmer/Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To set lesson context, generate interest and activate schema

T writes on the board "Every child, every generation is a product of their time" Ss discuss together whether they believe this statement is true or false. Get FBK from Ss.

Pre-listening (6-7 minutes) • to prepare Ss for the Listening and make it more accessible.

Give Ss handouts with some phrases about the things that help shape a generation. Clarify any difficult lexis in them. Ask Ss to decide what things help shape a generation. Ss work in pairs or groups and discuss T monitors and assists when necessary and then gets FBK.

Listening for gist (7-9 minutes) • to provide listening for gist to answer questions about generations

Set Ex3 Pg 60. Ss read the questions before listening. Set Ss for listening. Play the track. Ss listen and answer questions. Ss peer check their answers. T monitors and see if there are any problems and maybe play the track again if problems were found. T gets FBK.

Listening for details (8-10 minutes) • To provide Listening for detailed information in a lecture about generations.

Set Ex. 4 Pg, 60. Tell Ss to read the sentences. Clarify any difficulties by eliciting then drilling. Ss listen to the track and check true or false. Ss peer check. T monitors to see if there are any problems. Play the track again if necessary to focus on specific points. Check answers with the while class.

Vocabulary Focus (5-7 minutes) • To provide clarification of vocabulary and further understanding of the listening.

Elicit the meaning of five vocabs from the listening. Check the meaning using CCQs. Drill chorally and individually and write on the WB. Mark stress on the board. Give Ss slips of paper and tell them to match the words with their meanings. Ss work in pairs or groups to match the slips together. Monitor and assist when necessary. Ss peer check their answers. Make early finishers write answers on the board. Get FBK with the WC NOTE: this part of the LP might be skipped if the time is running out.

Speaking (6-7 minutes) • to provide fluency speaking in a discussion about the charactaritics of different generations

Put Ss into two groups. Ask Ss to discuss one question of the two in Ex. 5 Pg 60. Ss work in groups and discuss their questions. T monitors keeping a low profile. Regroup Ss with another member of the other group and share answers. Monitor and record any errors to deal with them later on the board.

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