Warm Up Activities Using Authentic Materials, ESL lesson
Create new words: Procedure Pair, group or individual work. The learners should write as many words as they can using letters in the words JOB ADVERTISEMENT. They can use fewer letters but not more. Examples: men, read, red, advent, tea, a, an, the, tear etc. The teacher can decide on categories such as nouns, verbs, adjectives and learners have to write words that fall into the category or the topic is given such as PROFESSION, HOBBIES, TRAVELLING etc. and learners should write words that would fall under the topic label. Fill in words: Procedure: Individual/pair or group work. The teacher writes words job advertisement on the blackboard like this: Apply (an example) Experience (an example) These letters are initial letters of words learners must write. The learners can check their words with each other or in dictionaries. Jobs around us: Procedure: Individual work leading to class work. Example: Accountant, Businessman, Correspondent, Designer, etc. Who is this job for? - Enjoys traveling? 2.