'English with an accent' listening lesson plan by Anes Mohamed

This is the second lesson plan to appear on TEA aimed at raising awareness of different issues surrounding native speakerism in ELT. This time designed for EFL/ESL students. Pop back to the Activities and Lesson Plans section every now and again as it will be regularly updated with lesson plans both for ESL/EFL classes and for teacher training . If you’d like to submit a lesson plan, please get in touch here. Always looking for new contributors 🙂

If you decide to use the materials, have any comments or suggestions, please let us know in the comments section. We’d really appreciate your feedback.

About the materials:

This lesson plan was adapted from Module 2 of a 4-level English textbook developed by Anes Mohamed and published back in 2012. The textbook was inspired by the problem-posing approach formulated by Paulo Freire. You can download the full Module in pdf here. The materials are suitable for students between Intermediate and Advanced levels.

Lesson Plan


Track 2A can be found here.

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page 3

page 4Listening 2B can be found here.

page 5

About the author:

anes mohamedAnes Mohamed holds a PhD as well as an MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He has been engaged in teaching English since 2002 in different countries. He is currently an assistant professor at Kansai Gaidai University in Japan. Apart from research publications, He has developed and published a 4-level English Textbook. He comes at language teaching from critical perspectives. He can be reached via email here. You can also connect with Anes Mohamed on Linkedin here. His previous post on TEA ‘Non-academic edge’ discussed the problem of racial discrimination in ELT.

0 thoughts on “'English with an accent' listening lesson plan by Anes Mohamed”

    1. Thanks. Great you like it 🙂 let us know if you use it with your students. Would be great to hear what they thought.
      And if you would like to contribute a lesson plan to this section, please get in touch 🙂

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  3. Could you please activate the links to listening ? also- email contact to Anes Mohamed? Great lesson for teacher training! Thanks!

  4. Hey there, thank you very much for sharing this lesson plan. Unfortunately the links to the listening comprehension tasks still don’t seem to work. Can you please activate them? Big thanks from Germany 🙂

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