Love is in the Air. All of Me by John Legend. In this song John Legend uses opposite meanings to convey how he feels about his wife.
It is a very ‘honest’ love song. I think it reflects real life rather than a fairytale version of a relationship. This provides a good opportunity for students to discuss love songs, identify the opposite meanings and then interpret what the songwriter really means. Students then use what they have learned to talk about their own loved ones. Materials: PowerPoint slides here , song on YouTube, slide 6 printed off and cut up 1/group , worksheet without explanations 1/pair here and worksheet with explanation 1/pair and cut up here.
Level: Upper Intermediate + adults Procedure Warmer– Students discuss love songs. Personalise– Show slide 13. Do you teach IELTS? Do you Like this: Like Loading... Tagged with: All of Me, all of me lesson plan, Antithesis, Discussion, ELT, english, John Legend, John Legend Lesson Plan, lesson plan, Love Songs, lyrics, Opposite Meanings, teaching, TEFL Posted in Uncategorized. Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy – a lesson. It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow, and although I don’t normally do anything for it, I thought that this year I would take the opportunity to share one of my favourite poems with my students.
Here’s the plan in case you want to do it too. Ask your students what day it is, and whether anything special happens on this day in their country. What do they know about Valentine’s Day in the UK? What kind of gifts do people normally give for Valentine’s Day? Brainstorm them on the board. Give each group the word cloud. Show them an onion. Ask the students to close their eyes and put their heads on the desk (but try not to fall asleep!). Ask them to discuss how similar the poem was to their ideas. You can then do some pronunciation/speaking work. They talk about why you pause in those places – it’s because of line/stanza breaks, and also phrases within the lines. A Huge Collection of Famous Celebrity Romantic Love Letters.
Valentine’s day is approaching so here’s a lesson plan on the topic of love and friendship. Students warm up by playing a word game (stages 4-5) that encourages them to think deeper about what they read into a range of concepts related to love and friendship andpushes them to recall vocabulary on these topics The lesson ends in a discussion activity (stage 6). Level: B1-C1Length: 30-60 min (depending on whether you do the discussion activity)Focus: speaking (a conversation class)Materials: Worksheet Stage One. (Collage produced using [Optional] If the students came up with the topic of St. Say ‘I’m thinking of one of these pictures. Unitysupportfriendshipvow (for a B2-C1 class) Get the students to quiz each other in new pairs: one person chooses a picture and says their associations, the second guesses which picture is being described; listen in an board some of the students’ associations.
Stage Two. Tell the students that you’re going to play an extract from a song. Stage Three. The history of marriage - Alex Gendler. Talk2Me English : My Valentine - A fun lesson for Valentine's day. I discovered the song 'My Valentine' by Paul McCartney this week and thought it would be perfect for a Valentine's day lesson.
The song is so romantic ♥ My lesson ended up being rather funny and very lively, I hope your students will enjoy it as much as mine did :-) Level: IntermediateLesson activities: Talking about Valentine's day, using sign language to learn vocabulary, listening practice and fill the blanks exercise. Warm up questions: 1. What do you know about Valentine's day? 2. Task 1Tell students that you are going to show them a You Tube video of a song by Paul McCartney called 'My Valentine'.
Task 4Hand out the 'fill the gaps' exercise, play the song again from the beginning and get the students to complete the missing words. Task 5 - DiscussionDiscuss what the general meaning of the song is. 3 activities for Valentine's day. Whoops!
You’ve completely forgotten that Valentine’s Day is round the corner and you haven’t planned anything with a romantic theme for your classes. Don’t panic – Here are 3 last-minute love lessons / activities for you to try which require very little preparation. TIP: Not all learners feel comfortable talking about their private lives and relationships. In order not to invade their privacy, you might want to ask them to create roles based on pictures. Briefly introduce the concept of ‘speed dating’. Great for: 2nd conditionals “If you were to go out with me, you’d have the night of your life.” Create a simple handout on an A4 sheet of paper. Who was the man? Who was the woman? Where were they were they met? How Valentine's Day Works - HowStuffWorks. Valentine's Day - Facts, Origin, Meaning & Videos - History.com.
Love is Blind - level 1. Hi Lang.
Love is Blind - level 2. Hi Lang I’m writing in English because I know we both need to practise.
Thanks for your last email. I’m sorry I didn’t write back sooner. I started school the day after we arrived in Boston and I’m very busy with extra work. Love is Blind - level 3. Hi Lang I’m going to write to you in English from now on because we both need the practice.