My Daily Routine
This activity is great for your kinesthetic learners as students use their imaginations to act out the text to each other in small groups as a second student dictates the story to a third student who has been assigned as ‘writer’. Focus in this lesson is on listening, writing and spoken interaction skills.
In this lesson, students listen to 4 personal profiles, taking notes and comparing with their partners. Afterwards students write their partner’s personal profile using present simple and then in pairs, focus on question formation in this highly communicative task.
In this lesson students read and understand facts about animals using the present simple. Students have the opportunity to practise using ‘can/can’t’ and common verbs to create their own facts about themselves.
Have you ever?
In this lesson students talk about their past experiences and things they want to do before they die. This lesson is suitable for A1+ students and introduces the present perfect using a communicative approach.
Life in My Country
Students are introduced to adjectives and adverbs to help them describe their cities and countries. Focus in this lesson is on using the target language through communicative pair/group work.
Irish Students Can’t Cook!
Students practice their reading and speaking skills in this light-hearted text focusing on ‘can’ for ability. Students then answer questions in pairs based on the text and afterwards, work in small groups to match questions and answers. Later, students write their own sentences using ‘can’ and together, write relevant questions to match their sentences.