Cool School A0 – Activity 3

Cool School A0 – Activity 3

Aim of Activity

10 - 15 minutes

To develop spoken interaction skills through a listening + pronunciation.

Steps for Students

  1. Listen to the song.
  2. Sing along to song with actions.
  3. Can you think of any other words with ‘oo’ sounds?
  4. Watch the animation again for these sounds.

Listen to the song and learn the words and sounds.

Face-to-face class:

  • You’ll need a projector to do the task as a whole class activity.
  • Or tablets for groups of learners to do the task in groups.

Online lesson:

  • Share the task online

Click the link: ACTIVITY 3

  1. Read the words and help the students to understand the meaning through gestures and facial expressions.
  2. Ask the students to read with you.
  3. Play the song for them to listen to.
  4. Play again and encourage them to sing along.
  5. Try to sing again.
  6. If students have access to a recording device they can record each other and listen back. This online site for recording works well too Vocaroo | Online voice recorder



After teaching the online song, go back and watch the animation again to see if students have developed and awareness of these sounds (listening) and can pronounce them better (speaking).

The Jolly Phonics series has a lot of free resources for developing pronunciation.

/u:/sounds in the Animation are: Cool/School/Rule/True/New/Bamboo/Zoo/New/Too/Do