DEVELOPING LISTENING SKILL
Di Cuonzo Andrea
What will you need? Polar Bear post cast, radio
Procedure: Play the post cast to your students, remember you
can play the post cast twice if it is necessary.
After listening the polar bear speech ask to the students
What do you think of this story? What can we do to make sure
there will always be polar bears in the future?
You can ask your students to prepare a short presentation where
they answer those questions
What will you need? Anne Frank Video or written form of the
video. You can find the video on
Procedure: Tell to your students that you are going to show them
a video in order to discuss (if you do not have the resources to
play the video, read the dialogue from the video).
After watching the video ask some questions such as:
What do you think about the holocaust?
Can you extract something from the video?
What will you need? The post cast of a story could be found on
Procedure: Let the students listen the introductory sentences to
predict some of the main ideas they expect to hear in the
story, ask them to say their predictions in front of their
After that, play the whole story but tell them to note whether
the speaker talks about the points they predicted.
When the students finish listening the story make a
brainstorming and ask them if their predictions where right or
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