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1 Three festivals: Overview Description Students talk about their favourite festivals and explain what they like about them. They then match words associated with Lunar New Year with an appropriate heading. Students use some of this information to help them reorder a description of Lunar New Year and add adjectives to make the text more interesting and informative. Finally, students design and write a short description of their own festival.

2 Objectives 1.To revise and extend students' vocabulary related to festivals. 2.To give students practice in using the vocabulary in sentences. 3.To give students guided writing practice. 4.To give students practice in editing a text.

3 Language focus Vocabulary: Festivals Grammar: Using modals to express possibility Using present simple to express thoughts and opinions Text types: Descriptions

4 Learning targets Students will be developing language skills that are needed to: Knowledge dimension: Find out information Recognise and solve a simple problem Interpersonal dimension: Exchange information with others on familiar topics Express an opinion

5 Activities 1.Presenting and eliciting vocabulary - Whole-class work 2.Playing a guessing game - Whole-class and group work 3.Reading and correcting texts - Pair work 4.Writing a short description - Individual work

6 My new festival: Overview Description Students talk about their favourite festivals and explain what they like about them. They then match words associated with Lunar New Year with an appropriate heading. Students use some of this information to help them reorder a description of Lunar New Year and add adjectives to make the text more interesting and informative. Finally, students design and write a short description of their own festival. My new festival

7 Objectives 1.To build on and consolidate vocabulary related to festivals. 2.To give practice in using the present simple to describe customs. 3.To raise students' awareness of collocation. 4.To give practice in using adjectives to add information and interest to a text. 5.To give students controlled to free practice in writing a general description of customs and events associated with festivals.

8 Language focus Vocabulary:Festivals Food Hobbies Grammar:Using adjectives to describe events Using the present simple to describe habitual actions Text types:General descriptions

9 Learning targets Students will develop language skills that are needed to: Knowledge dimension: Organise and present information Interpersonal dimension: Participate in decisions Experience dimension: Express imaginative ideas

10 Activities 1.Brainstorming - Whole-class work 2.Matching words and headings - Pair work 3.Organising and improving a text - Individual work 4.Designing a festival - Group work 5.Writing a festival guide - Group work

11 My New Festival


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