Ali Tp 8
Upper intermediate level
To practice listening for gist and specific information
To clarify and practice some lexis and expressions in the context of fame and fortune
Procedure (32-47 minutes)
a)Teacher will stick the picture of Hollywood on the board and will ask the Ss to discuss the two questions written on the board about Hollywood. b)T will tell the Ss that the picture is about a woman who goes to Hollywood.Then will ask the Ss to predict some ideas from the picture in the worksheet.The picture represents the story in the song and Ss should predict 2 stories in pairs.T will write some of the Ss redictions on WB
At this stage,Ss will listen to the song for the first time.They will listen to get the gist of the song to figure out what is it about and if it matches to their predictions or not.They will also have a short discussion of what they got from listening to the song.T will ask appropriate ICQs to ensure that Ss are not going to fill the gaps at this stage.Ss will be told not to worry about any unknown words for now.
Ss will listen to the text again and they will be asked to fill the gaps while listening.Then will check and compare their answers.Then will check it with WC to see how many answers they have got right.
Ss will be given gap fill handout.At this stage they are supposed to complete the lyrics of the song with the words given in the wrong order.They will then check their answers in pairs and then WC.T will monitor them sensitively in case of question or difficulties with meaning.
Ss will be asked to discuss in group of 3 ppl and answer the following questions. Where does the girl come from? Where has she been living? Did her plans work out? T will check if they know the meaning of work out,and provides appropriate CCqs
T will write the following phrases on the board and will ask the Ss to read the text again and try to guess the meaning of those phrases in pairs.Then T will check the meaning with WC and if needed will correct or clarify the right meaning
Ss will be asked to take turns in their new pairs and discuss the following questions about the woman.Then will check with WC Do you think the woman will be happy back in san jose? Do you feel sorry for her?