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3 activities for Valentine's day

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? What was he doing when they met? What did they say to each other? What did they think of each other? What did they do after they met? What happened in the end Great for: Practising narrative tenses. Give each student a portrait photo. What should people do to find a partner?

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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? L.O.V.E. – activity/lesson plan St. 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

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. Love is Blind - level 1 Hi Lang I’m writing in English to practise. I’m sorry I didn’t answer your email.

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. Thanks for your email. 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. Search Results My latest New York Times post for English Language Learners is on Valentine’s Day and idioms. It includes a student interactive and teaching ideas. And here’s a “video bingo” activity that didn’t get included because of space limitations, but I thought readers would find it useful so I’m sharing it here. It’s in four “steps”: 1. Tell students they are going to play a game.

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.

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