LEVEL: Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
TIMING: 90 – 120 minutes of instruction
LANGAUGE FOCUS: phrasal verbs
OVERVIEW: This lesson helps improve English language students’ listening skills. Based around the job of a movie critic, Anthony Burroughs (fictional), and the 10-point checklist he uses to review movies, students have opportunities to test their movie knowledge; take part in discussions about movies; learn and apply new vocabulary relevant to movies; build better listening skills by listening multiple times to the audio and applying knowledge afterward; learn and practice phrasal verbs; and review a recently released movie as homework. Perfect for additional listening practice, skill building and observation classes.
OBJECTIVES: Your students will be able to…
• …use listening skills to find main ideas and key details while listening to an audio recording.
• …use new vocabulary words accurately while practicing with sentences.
• …use phrasal verbs in sentences accurately during listening and writing activities.
• …reorder verbs and prepositions to form new phrasal verbs.
• …synthesize knowledge of the topic on a final productive task.
• movie brainstorming
• movie discussions
• vocabulary matching & word domains
• main idea picture sequencing
• key detail listening and predicting activity
• phrasal verb listening and synthesis
• phrasal verb matching & reordering
• phrasal verb game
• movie review of a recently released movie
THE PACKAGE: 13 pages total
• 1 cover page
• 5 student book pages
• 6 teacher book pages
• 1 movie review survey
• 1 audio recording (approx. 02:45, MP3)
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