18th November 2020
E Up Units 1 & 2 Review.
Ensure students have learnt the Unit adjectives (as well as new vocabulary from class)
Give students confidence to build longer, more interesting sentences
Give students sense of security to speak in class
Stress the importance of practice and practice and practice
A Warm up game:
Split class into teams. Read out a sentence in the present tense. Students have to write using the past tense. Depending on class size, students can run to the board, or work in small groups on a board in which case, make sure the writers are changed each turn.
EXAMPLE: I win a game. Yesterday …
I sleep all night. Last week I …
He rides a motorbike. He …
She acts in a school play. She ….
We read about Marco Polo. We …
They learn English at school. They …
I see a film. I …
We eat pizza. We …
Mr Paul drinks coffee. Mr Paul …
Now … pronunciation practice
From Twin Peaks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EsqvYBeyws
(play from 0:10 onwards)
“Damn good coffee … and hot !”
Points for the best performance
Now, sentence building
What were you doing // when were you doing it // How did you feel ?
Use the flashcards to help students form sentences
In the morning, I was riding an elephant and I felt very confident.
Adjectives are: relaxed // nervous // confident // sleepy // wide-awake // shy
In the evening, they were telling stories and they felt very relaxed.
New vocabulary and Screen Test game
Vietnam’s famous cave: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3zIhJrPHDQ
massive // discover (discovered) // breathtaking // even // skyscraper
Have students shout out the words as they hear them.
1) Who discovered the cave ? 2) What kind of forest is in the cave ? 3) How long is it ? 4) How long would it take to walk ? 5) A skyscraper of how many stories (floors) could fit inside ? 6) How old is the cave ?
1) a farmer 2) a rainforest 3) over 5 kms 4) a week 5) 40 stories (floors) 6) 2- 5 million years old