Teaching vocabulary in the context of illness and injury
Reading for detail. Speaking about illness or injury.
Procedure (26-45 minutes)
At the start of the lesson, students are shown a picture about an injury and talk about a couple of questions : 1. Do you have any medical information? 2. What would you do if you face a serious injury?
Show them the pictures of page 14 and ask them to match some cards, on which the names of those injuries or illnesses are written, with the pictures. And then as you get feedback, check their pronunciation and help them pronounce these words correctly.
Elicit some other blocking words which need to be learned before answering the quiz questions. Then, learners are asked to read the quiz questions and choose the correct items by the help of a partner.
A game which helps learners recognize the target language throughout a recognition game. Learners do a gap filling activity as well. They match some instructions with the injuries or illnesses.
In this part of the lesson, learners are introduced to some discussion questions and learners are asked to share their experiences or others' experiences with a partner. Then they join bigger groups to report on their pair work activity and choose the most serious injury or illness in their group.