This lesson takes a different approach to developing listening skills. It enables each student to participate at their own level. There are no questions with correct answers or incorrect answers, instead the students do a number of different tasks and attempt to extract information from the text. They are then able to read the text and check their own answers. The teacher should act as a guide and facilitator and only input language when students ask for it and clarify misunderstandings. The lesson has a number of prompts which help the students to build their own understanding of the text.
- To develop students’ ability to take information from quite a difficult listening text.
- To develop their deeper listening skills
- To develop students reading skills
- To find out a little more about a part of the UK
Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.
Worksheets: can be printed out for use in class.
worksheet - Word cloud images for listening activity
Audio - Interview
Audio - Clip 1
Audio - Clip 2
Audio - Clip 3
Audio - Clip 4
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