The third listening task could just be a matter of checking their own answers from the second task or could lead students towards some more subtle interpretations of the text.
The text has been taken from its original environment and we need to design tasks that will help students to contextualise the listening and access their existing knowledge and expectations to help them understand the text. Pre-listening There are certain goals that should be achieved before students attempt to listen to any text.
Post-listening, during which we help our students integrate what they have learnt from the text into their existing knowledge.
Make it easier for them to get a good impression about your writing by entertaining them. Common mistakes students make in articles The language is too formal and more suited to essays.
Are you one of those people who thinks that ……? Here are two endings I could use for this article: Look at your internet browsing history from the last day. In an article, that will kill the reader's interest.
Sometimes a single question at this stage will be enough, not putting the students under too much pressure. Everything you write must speak to that reader and engage their interest right from the first sentence.
Write in a semi-informal, conversational style. Often, the best endings link back to the starting point in some way. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, please obtain permission from the copyright owner.
Preparation To do the task we set students while they listen there could be specific vocabulary or expressions that students will need.