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Plants English for teachers
Plants: Bean seed pod
Plants: Cactus spine
Plants: Basil stem
Plants: Tulip flower bulb
Plants: which one is it? I have got five flowerpots. Which one do I grow in each flowerpot?
Plants: which one is it? Answer A = bean B = garlic C = basil D = cactus E = tulip
Plants: what are they like? Take notes about each plant. Just simple notes – nouns, verbs, adjectives. Dictate now your notes and lets write full sentences!! Would you like to see the original texts? Read them and compare your version to the original ones.
Plants: which one is it? Bean The plant grows very quickly. It has a stick in the pot to climb on. It has red flowers and then green pods. I sometimes use the seeds from the pods in the kitchen.
Plants: which one is it? Garlic I grow the plant from a clove. The leaves are long and narrow. I cut the leaves and use them on sandwiches. They taste milder than the cloves. I also use the cloves for cooking.
Plants: which one is it? Basil The plant has shiny green leaves. The leaves have a very pleasant and sweet taste. I add them to salads and other dishes. I water the plant very often. It likes sunlight.
Plants: which one is it? Cactus Its a desert plant. It needs very little water, especially in the winter. It likes a lot of sunlight. It has no leaves, but a thick stem with spines.
Plants: which one is it? Tulip Its a spring plant. It has a tall stem and a large bright flower shaped like a cup. I grow the plant from a bulb. The plant doesn`t like it when it is too hot.
Plants: a guessing game Everybody chooses a plant in secret. Then, your partner will ask five questions to learn which plant you have chosen. You can only answer YES or NO. You can count one point for each YES you get.
Plants: a guessing game Example Has the plant got pods? No Do you use it for cooking? Yes Does it grow from a clove? No Has the plant got shiny leaves? Yes Do you add the leaves to salads? Yes Its basil