27th October 2019. E Up 5 U 7 L 1 Countries pp. 64 – 65
Today’s theme is travel, and we will focus on six countries from five different continents. As a warm up, the students can be put in teams (this is a large class in a small room so activities have to carefully planned to prevent chaos and injury). Each team is given a small board and has to write:
Four ways to travel – vehicles.
BONUS QUESTION: unscramble this
tho ria ololban
Start the clip around 0:52 seconds.
Thay paul has been to many countries – write four countries in Asia where I’ve been.
Clue 1) Kimchi 2) Sawass dee Krap 3) Petronas Tower 4) Merlion
Now, in Vietnam – write four places to which I’ve been.
When we travel, we can:
Try to elicit long and detailed sentences. Encourage the use of at least one adjective.
I have been to Thailand but I haven’t been to China
I’ve been to Thailand. I’ve never been to China.
Student talking time
In small groups, ask, “Where have you been ?”
Then ask, “Have you been to Ha Noi or Hue or Phan Thiet ?”
Ask one of the top students to tell me where they’ve been and never been.
Finally, ask the students to tell me about the others in their group e.g.
“He’s been to Dalat but he’s never been to Ha Noi.”
Today we focus on six countries:
UK, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, India and Kenya.
We studied how the Greek hero Theseus killed the Minotaur. Which countries are these ? Tell me as much about the country as you can (capital city, language, weather)
Now, a quick music quiz; where do these pieces of music come from ?
Students ask each – what music do they like best and why
Language to learn: fun // rhythmic // mysterious // melodic
Which country would they like to visit … and why ?
Finally, bring a globe to class and … in small groups, ask the students to find the six countries.
Endgame – have a student describe a flag, and the class have to guess which country.
What sport is this ?