Five-Minute Activities for Young Learners (Cambridge by Penny McKay

By Penny McKay

This ebook encompasses a number of brief actions equipped round six issues which replicate the content material lined in younger learner English tests and the curriculum in so much fundamental mainstream school rooms: Animals, trips, myth and experience, the realm round us, fit our bodies, and approximately me. actions are geared up via subject and by means of point to make it effortless to discover acceptable actions for college students. They motivate significant language use and genuine communique applicable to basic rookies. each one job additionally comprises counsel and knowledge on coaching, strategy, language concentration, abilities concentration and pondering concentration. actions can be utilized flexibly in any order at any aspect in a instructing programme. additionally, the layout of the actions permits lecturers to conform and practice the tips to different topics. This publication is appropriate for either amateur and skilled lecturers who desire a source of relaxing and motivating actions for the younger learner school room.

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Gazed / looked / stared What would you see on Saturn? What could you see at night time? 47 Five-Minute Activities for Young Learners Box 39 Example songs 1 Saturn Have you ever gazed across the sky to Saturn, And seen the golden rings spin round in space? Have you ever watched its icy moons at night time, And wished that you could travel to this place? 2 Sydney Have you ever sailed around the world to Sydney, And seen the opera house and harbour bridge? Have you ever ridden in a harbour ferry, Or swum among the waves at Bondi Beach?

32 Journeys 4 Children may want to express their own ideas, but they may not have the vocabulary to do so. For example, they may want to take a pack of playing cards, or a computer game. You can either provide the vocabulary or encourage the children to use a bilingual dictionary. 5 On a card, children write the items they would like to take on the holiday. On another card, they write what they can do. They then attach their cards to a class chart, similar to Box 25. g. Kate will take coloured pens.

I save money for . . because I can/do not . . Follow-up • Ask the class to describe the personal attributes these working dogs have in common. Suggestions are in Box 22. 17. Box 22 Attributes of working dogs These working dogs are: loyal, trustworthy, hard-working, clever, quick learners, strong, they serve the community. 1 A beach holiday Level Language focus Skills focus Thinking focus Teaching approach Interaction Preparation * Common nouns: kinship terms, simple present tense Pronunciation: consonant sounds Giving a reason for a choice Promote accuracy – correct errors Whole class work, suitable for large classes, pairwork Write the sentence stems on the board.

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