DEVELOPING LISTENING SKILL
Di Cuonzo Andrea
What will you need? A robot picture and pieces of paper
with questions on it.
Procedure: Tell to your students that you want to make a
presentation about your new creation “a Robot”. Show them the
picture and start your presentation.
Remember to talk about some important aspects, such as, what
is the robot name?, What is it for?, How much is it? among others.
After you finish the presentation organize the students in groups
and deliver one paper per group. The group that answer all the
questions at first is the winner.
Remember to reinforce the student effort giving a gift to the
What will you need? Story, a yellow card and a blue card
Procedure: Divide the students into two groups and give a card to
each group, tell to your students that you are going to dictated the
story of Romeo and Juliet.
“Romeo and Juliet fell deeply in love, but their parents did not get on. Everything
became tragic when Juliet´s cousin killed Romeo´s best friend. There was a
misunderstanding about a sleeping potion. Romeo, thinking Juliet was
dead, committed suicide. Juliet awoke, saw Romeo, made a speech, and killed
After you dictate the story tell to your students that you are going to
ask some questions the group that know the answer has to raise the
card. If the answer is correct the group get a point but if the answer
is wrong the other group has the opportunity to answer.
Some questions could be: How many words are there in the story?
How many irregular verbs are there in the story? How many regular
verbs are there in the story? And so on…
The group that has more points is the winner, remember to reinforce
your students effort with a gift.
What will you need? Sun light energy article (you can find it on
Procedure: Read to your students the article and then make them
comprehension questions such as:
1.- We've have solar panels to heat our hot water since September
2001, The system has never given us any trouble and we use it as the sole
method of heating water through the spring, summer and autumn True