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SPEAKING ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITIES
Age: 7-10
Language focus:
- vocabulary:
  • pets (in the example: hamster, cat, tortoise, budgie, dog, spider, rabbit, guinea pig, fish),
  • body parts (for example: ears, wings, legs, fins, a tail, etc.),
  • verbs (for example: sing, fly, jump, climb trees, swim, run, etc.)
- structures:
  • Can it …?; Yes, it can. / No, it can’t.
  • Has it got…?; Yes, it has. / No, it hasn’t.
  • Have you got…?; Yes, I have. / No, I haven’t.
Materials: stripes of paper and pens (optionally: a set of word cards with pets for each pair of students)

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Age: 8-10
Language focus:
- months of the year (optionally: ordinal numbers)
- question: When is your birthday?,
- answers: It's in ... (optionally: It's on the ... of ...)
Materials: a printable worksheet (click here to download the worksheet), a pen

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Age: 8-12
Language focus:
- sports and free time activities
- question: Can you …?,
- short answers: Yes, I can. / No, I can't.
- He/She can ..., but he/she can't ... .
Materials: a sheet of paper and a pencil for each student

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Age: 6-10
Language focus:
- any food items
- question: Do you like…?,
- short answers: Yes, I do. Yummy! / No, I don’t.Yuk!
- present simple

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Age: 4-8
Language focus:
- any vocabulary (in the example: zoo animals)
- Hello. / Bye, bye.
- Where are you? / Here I am.
- How are you? / I’m fine, thank you.

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Age: 6-10  
Language focus:
- parts of the body,
- numbers 1-6,
- colours,
- My monster’s name is … / It has got … / It is… /They are…

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Age: 6-12
Language focus:
- lexical items: colours, numbers, letters of the alphabet, jobs,
- question: What’s your favourite…?,
- verb ‘to be’
- future simple: You will be a/an …

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Age: 3-6
Language focus:
- counting 1-5
- vocabulary: little monkeys, a crocodile / an alligator, in the tree, swinging, teasing, quiet, to snap, to catch
- grammar: can / can't
Materials: monkey finger puppets, paper tree, a crocodile / alligator toy

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Activity to practise asking questions        
Activity to practise asking questions
                





Age: 8-12  
Language focus: asking questions
Materials: none
Procedure:




Age: 9-12                                                                          Routines - speaking activity
Language focus:
vocabulary for daily routines
telling the time
- Present Simple
Materials: photocopies of a table to complete (one for each student)


 
Age: 8-10                                         Interview your friends - speaking
Language focus: Present Simple:
- Do you …? ; Yes, I do. / No, I don’t.
- Have you got …? ; Yes, I have. / No, I haven’t.
- Can you …? ; Yes, I can. / No, I can’t.
Materials: questionnaire (one for each student)



UP SIDE DOWN QUIZ


Age: 10-12                                                                         Qustions
Language focus: making questions to given answers
Materials: a sheet of paper for each group to write down the questions, pencils or pens


FAVOURITE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE


Age: 7-12                                         
Language focus: 
- questions: What’s your favourite…?, Do you like…?
- short answers: Yes, I do. / No, I don’t.
- asking and talking about favourite fruit and vegetables
- present simple
Materials: photocopies of the worksheet (one for each child)



PASS THE TOY


Age: 4-8             Simple spiking activity for young learners
Language focus:
- any toys (in the example: a ball, a doll, a car, a plane, a parrot, a humming top)
- What's this? / It's a ...
Here you are. ; Thank you.
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