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ACTIVITIES



Age: 7-10Animals - activity for children
Language focus:
- any animals (in the example: dog, tortoise, mouse, lamb, guinea pig, budgie, hamster, cat, rabbit, horse)
- expression: Where's the ...?; Here it is.
Materials:
- a notebook and crayons,
- sticky notes and a pen,
- optionally: pictures of the animals and word cards.

To download the instruction to the activity click here.



Age: 8-12   Food Groups - vocabulary activity
Language focus: 
- food groups: fish nad meat, fruit and vegetables, dairy products, grain products,
- any food items (in the example: apples, pasta, strawberries, peppers, tuna, meatballs, tomatoes, bananas, rolls, carrots, broccoli, lettuce, rice, cherries, beef, butter, spinach, buckwheat groats, cream, baguette, cheese, chicken, milk, steak, cereal, sardines, bacon, salmon, bread, cottage cheese, ham, yoghurt, sausages)
Materials: 
- word cards: food items and food groups (to download the word cards click here)
- a bottle of water



Age: 8-12         Rooms and furniture - vocabulary matching gameRooms and furniture - vocabulary matching game
Language focus:
rooms and furniture vocabulary (kitchen, bathroom, basement, attic, garage, living room, study, bedroom, armchair, cooker, desk, washbasin, wardrobe, table, cupboard, fridge, sofa, bookcase)
- sentence formation
Materials: a set of cards for each group (click here to download the cards)

MEMORY - basic and past tense verbs



Age: 10-12                                                Memory game - past tense verbs
Language focus: irregular past tense verbs
Materials: memory cards (one set for each group)


Age: 10-12                                    Memory game - regular past tense verbs
Language focus: regular past tense verbs
Materials: memory cards (one set for each group)

DOMINO - basic and past tense verbs


Age: 10-12                                                          Domino game - irregular past tense verbs
Language focus: irregular past tense verbs
Materials: domino sets (one for each group)


Age: 10-12                                   Domino game - regular past tense verbs
Language focus: regular basic and past tense verbs
Materials: domino sets (one for each group)



WRITING ON THE BACK


Age: 8-12
Language focus: spelling words
Materials: none


FRUIT SALAD


Age: 4-8           Fruit - vocabulary activity

Language focus: fruit (in the example: apple, banana, orange, pear, plum, strawberries, kiwis, grapefruit, lemon)
Materials: pictures of fruit (one for each child),  fruit salad recipe


CATEGORIES


Age: 9-12         Vocabulary - back to school activity
Language focus: any familiar lexical sets (in the example: animals, food, clothes, sports, jobs)
Materials: A4 paper (one for each group)
Procedure: 



 
Age: 4-10
 
Language focus: any familiar words
 
Materials: flashcards


Age: 6-9                                              Zoo animals activity for young learners
Language focus:
- names of the animals and their body parts, colours, animls natural habitats (for example: jungle, grasslands, river, forest, etc.)
- It is ...; It has got ...
Materials: a sheet of paper (for each student), a pencil, crayons

To download the instruction to the activity click here.


Age: 6-10
Language focus: any familiar vocabulary
Materials: a poster or flashcards



Age: 8-12                                         Spelling activity
Language focus: spelling words
Materials: letters, bag

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