This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at Intermediate level and above explores the theme of Dorset, a region in the UK. Students will develop their knowledge of a part of the UK, as well as practising their vocabulary and listening skills.

Introduction

This lesson is part of a series of plans based on interviews with people from around the UK. It focuses on developing students' knowledge of a part of the UK, as well as practising their vocabulary and listening skills. It also aims to help their ability to take notes while listening to quite a challenging audio script.

Other parts of the UK these lesson plans focus on include Scotland, the Midlands, the North East of England, and London.

 

Topic 

Life in Dorset

Level 

Intermediate +

Time

60 minutes +

Aims:

  • To develop students' vocabulary
  • To develop students’ ability to listen to and extract information from a difficult authentic listening
  • To develop students intensive listening

Materials

Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.

Download lesson plan

Worksheets: can be printed out for use in class.

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Audio files:

Audio file - Interview

Intensive listening clips:


By Nik Peachey

The plans, worksheets and MP3 audio files are downloadable - right click on an attachment below and save it on your computer.

Copyright - please read
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Language level
Language Level: 
Intermediate: B1

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