Learn To Listen - Telling the Time

Written by Liliana Rodrigues

 

 

 

Pre-Listening Activites

I. Lead-In  

1. Look at the above pictures. What are these?

2. How many do you have at home?

3. What can you use it for?

 

II. Useful Vocabulary

     Instructions: Match the following words, with their synonyms/meanings. 

1. fast                                                                                         a. quick

2. slow                                                                                        b. a period of time equal to sixty seconds

3. minute                                                                                    c. a clock that you can set to wake you up at a particular time with a loud noise

4. alarm clock                                                                             d. to become awake and conscious after sleeping

5. hour                                                                                        e. low speed; not quick or fast

6. wake up                                                                                  f. a period of time equal to sixty minutes

  

Listening 

      What if someone asks: "What's the time?" or "What time is it?". How can you answer?

Let's learn how to tell the time!

 

While Listening Activities

 

III. Listening For Details (0:11 - 1:14)

      Instructions: Listen to part of the listening task and try to answer the following questions

1. Which handle goes fast? (long handle / short handle)

2. Which handle goes slow? (long handle / short handle)

3. Which handle shows you the minutes? (long handle / short handle)

4. Which handle shows you the hours? (long handle / short handle)

 

IV. Gapfill 1 (00.30-1:10)

      Instructions: Listen to part of the task and try to complete the following exercise. 

What time is it?

 

It's ___________________       It's ___________________       It's ___________________       It's ___________________       

          

 

It's ___________________       It's ___________________       It's ___________________       It's ___________________  

 

 

V. Gapfill 2 (00:15-2:01)

      Instructions: Listen to part of the task and try to complete the following exercise. 

What time is it?

 

 

It's ___________________       It's ___________________       It's ___________________       It's ___________________  

 

 

It's ___________________       It's ___________________       It's ___________________       It's ___________________  

 

 

Post - Listening Activities 

 

VI. Final Discussion 

      Instructions: Answer the following questions based on the listening task. 

 

1. What new words did you learn today?

2. Look at the clock. What time is it now?

3. At what time do you wake up in the morning?

 

VII. Homework

         Instructions: Choose one of the two tasks below, and present it to your teacher in the next lesson. 

Task 1: Write about your daily routine using the vocabulary you learned today. 

 

 

VIII. Possible Lessons For Next Class 

1. Title: What's the weather like?  [25-Minute Lesson]

    Skill area: adverbs of frequency and weather vocabulary

     Click here for the lesson.

2. Title: Daily Routines [25-Minute Lesson]

    Skill area: interrogatives, present simple and action verbs

    Click here for the lesson.

 

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