When students are going to do a listening activity, it is useful to get them thinking about the topic of the listening beforehand. That way they can reactivate and extend their store of vocabulary. In this lesson, students first discuss the topic of food festivals, then they focus on their listening skills in preparation for part 2 of the FCE listening test.
Through a series of activities students will become more aware of what to ‘notice’ in a gap fill listening exercise, enabling them to do the Listening part 2 more successfully.
Listening skills for FCE Listening part 2
- To encourage students to predict which parts of speech are missing in gapped texts.
- To familiarise students with part 2 of the Listening test of the FCE exam.
- To develop students’ listening skills.
Lesson plan: download
Worksheets (1, 2A, 2B, 3): download
Note to teachers: worksheet 1 is reproduced twice on the page to reduce paper usage. Cut in half and give one half to each pair. You may also wish to copy worksheet 3 on the back of worksheets 2A and 2B to reduce paper usage.
Audio script: download
By Katherine Bilsborough
The plans and worksheets are downloadable and in pdf format - right click on the attachment and save it on your computer.
Copyright - please read
All the materials on these pages are free for you to download and copy for educational use only. You may not redistribute, sell or place these materials on any other web site without written permission from the BBC and British Council. If you have any questions about the use of these materials please email us at:firstname.lastname@example.org