PERSIAN WEDDING KNIFE DANCE BY SARA HASSANZADEH TIME : 1DAY LEVEL : INTERMEDIATE
Hello Students ! Today we want to talk about a very beautiful Iranian Culture which is about wedding. I want to talk about it today but before that I would like to show you a video clip about this dance. TODAY WE WANT TO TALK ABOUT…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtjESQ3r6eM&feature=related VIDEO CLIP
Tell me if you have ever been in an Iranian Wedding and if you have seen this Knife dance before? EVER SEEN BEFORE?
Ok, now can you tell me about this video clip? What did you know about this dance? Lets discuss for about 5 minutes with your partner about what you understood about this clip? MESSAGE FROM THE CLIP
Now, Lets think about the differences between Iranian wedding and American Wedding? What do you think is similar and what do you think is different? Would you Please tell me about it? SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES
Now I want you to draw and design a picture of your favorite wedding knife and color it. I want you to talk about it with your partner in class,you have 15 minutes to finish your drawing. DRAW A PICTURE
We have another activity here. Please fill in the blank areas: 1.In Persian wedding ceremonies there is a part with the name of………Dance. 2.There is usually a ….on top of the knife to make it pretty. 3.The knife dance is before cutting the …….. 4.Usually a ……..or friend will do the knife dance for the bride and groom. 5.Wedding knife dance is a …....part of the wedding. FILL IN THE BLANKS..
Tell me about your Likes and Dislikes about this Knife Dance ? Do you think you like to dance in a Persian Wedding one day ? Discuss with your Partner for about 10 minutes. LIKES AND DISLIKES