Health & Definitions
Upper-intermediate, B2 level
To intruduce and give practice in idioms related to health.
To practice reading to deduce meaning from context. To give practice in spoken fluency.
Procedure (22-45 minutes)
illness words were studied the previous day: The SS will be given a folded paper, and on the blank side they will try to recall ten illness words. When they get done, they will check their words with the other groups. Later, they will be asked to open the other folded side and check how many words they got.
Ss will have cuts of a story. They have to arrange them in order according to their understanding. After that, they will check other groups' answers.
Ss will be given some definitions, to replace them with the underlined idioms from the story will be given.
Ss will be given handouts consist of 6 questions about themselves. The quiz is about "How much of a hypochondriac are you?". Each question has 3 choices A,B and C. Who gets mostly A is very hypochondriac, B is little and C is not.
Ss will be split up into 2 groups. They will be given cards with words and hidden definitions. Each group will take one set and will be put in a circle. Then they will put a pen in the middle and one-by-one will rotate it. Where the pen pointed the student who rotate it the pen has to predict the definition.