Upper Intermediate level
To learn and practice lexis in the context of big events
To provide speaking practice in the context of big events
Procedure (37-45 minutes)
Hold a picture of a birthday. Elicit the words 'event' and 'celebration' from the students. Explain that todays class will be about events and celebrations.
Give the students pictures of 6 events from the work sheet, the students will discuss in groups what different events and celebrations they can see in the pictures and which ones they would want to attend and why. Get feedback from the class
Students in pairs will do 1b. Put the pictures of the events and celebration on the WB, give cards with the descriptions on them. As the students to put the put the correct description under the correct pictures. Their knowledge will be tested on the words used in the description. Unknown words will be taught.
The students will get two sets of cards. In pairs the students will match the extreme adjectives with their equivalents. e/g. Hugh - Very large. The students will then do a gap filling exercise using the extreme adjectives from the previous task. The teacher will write a - l on the board and the early finisher will come up to the board and write the answers. The teacher gets error and feedback from the students. Writes the words on the board and drills.