Functional language: Generalisation and Giving Examples
B1, Intermediate level
To provide clarification and practice of language used for generalisation and giving examples in the context of lecture on philosophy.
To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about philosophy in the context of lecture on the subject.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation.
Procedure (36-46 minutes)
Look at the two pictures and compare and contrast them.
Listen to the recording and try to answer the following questions: What is the situation? Who is speaking? What is it about? Look at the words on the board and hoose the right topic for the recording you have just listened. Peer-checking a WC feedback.
Give the correct phonetic model of a proper noun "Confucius". Students are given an exercise for true/false statements. They read them through for a minute. Then they listen to the recording again and do the exercise. Peer-checking and WC feedback.
Match the general statements 1-3 from the listening to the examples a - c. Peer-check. Listen again and WC feedback.
Students see the sentences from the previous exercise written on the board. Some of them are invited to the board to highlight the TL.