LEVEL: Intermediate to Upper-intermediate
TIMING: 60 – 90 minutes of instruction
LANGUAGE FOCUS: expressions/descriptions, questions & answers
OVERVIEW: This lesson works to give extended practice and improve English language students’ speaking skills. Based around the exciting topic of Extreme sports, students have opportunities to discuss what they know about sports that are dangerous; learn new words and phrases relevant to the topic; practice new language with other classmates; get out of their seats and walk around the classroom while engaging in conversation with classmates; and work collaboratively on a project that is to be presented in front of the class.
OBJECTIVES: Your students will be able to…
• …use new vocabulary words, sentences & phrases in spoken English.
• …develop confidence in speaking by practicing with peers speaking new sentences related to extreme sports.
• …build better collaborative skills by working with cooperatively with peers.
• …gain experience in presenting in front of other people.
…experiment with the language of ‘extreme sports’ by presenting collaboratively in front of the class.
• topic discussion questions
• previously-learned knowledge test
• brainstorming activity
• vocabulary matching
• vocabulary work branches & synonyms
• vocabulary fill-in-the-blank
• vocabulary matching game
• Find Someone Who speaking and kinaesthetic activity
• creative group or pair project and presentation
THE PACKAGE: 12 pages total
• 1 cover page
• 3 student book pages
• 1 Extreme Sport magazine cover template
• 4 teacher book pages
• 3 pages of game cards (1 instructional page)
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