To provide learners with controlled practice of the use of adjectives from the video.
Steps for Students
Work in pairs or small groups.
Look at the pictures.
Guess the adjectives.
Preparation and Tips for Teachers
Put learners in pairs or small groups.
Share the task with the learners.
Ask the learners to look at seven pictures and decide whichadjective from the animated video each shows. To reveal the answer, click the card. If the learners’ guess was correct, ask them to click the tick symbol (✅). If their guesswas incorrect, click the X symbol (❌) before moving on to the next question.
Ask learners to give you any other adjective they know fromtheir previous studies. Write the adjectives on the board or the screen.
Ask learners to say sentences using the adjectives both from the video.Use a projector to show learners the task: ACTIVITY 2
To make this activity competitive, ask learners to work in smallgroups. Ask them to come up with as many sentences using theadjectives from the activity as they can in 3-5 minutes. Each group can get a point or a star for each correct sentence.
Note that it is possible to switch templates using the same contentby clicking one of the templates (e.g. Match up, Find the match) onthe right of the screen.
You may find it more appropriate to use various templates in order of difficulty to reinforce your learners’ knowledge.
Match up template
Find the match template
Flash cards template
Drill the adjectives both from the video and what the learners add to ensure they can pronounce them properly.
Answers when relevant
Adjectives used from the video:short, tall, famous, shy, active, lazy, beautiful
The BOOST Project (Building Open Online Series for Teaching) aims to improve the digital readiness of teachers of English as a foreign language to students aged 8 -14 by providing an open-access series of engaging native-speaker content videos linked with a Resource Pack of ready-made activities to stimulate production of the language in online learning.