Thursday, 19 November 2015

Class survey

How to engage students in speaking activities? Let them do a class survey.

The task was meaningful, as the students had to find out how often their friends do different activities. We use it to practice Present Simple, adverbs of frequency and indoor activities vocabulary. My students worked in pairs. Each pair got a chart and a question they had to fill in accoring to the picture. Then each pair had to ask other students the question and to mark the answer on the chart.

Here's the chart template:

And here are the questions:

Thursday, 5 November 2015

In a restaurant

Last Tuesday my 5th-graders went to a pizza restaurant. Of course, it was an imaginary restaurant in our classroom. They acted out small scenes to practice ordering food. Some of them were waiters and waitresses and the others were customers. Everyone was involved and even shy students could shine.