Ireland: windy, mashed potatoes, dolphin, seal, hurling, legends, seaweed bath, Halloween, heritage, great grandparents, red hair, sheep
Social Media: vlog, subscribers, like (noun), hit, subscribe, fun fact, comment box, youtuber.
A teenage girl has created a Vlog about her travel experiences in Ireland. She guides us through some of the interesting things she has done and facts she has learned about the country.
Can your remember the 10 things she did in Ireland? Where should she visit next? What 10 things should she try in your country?
To check understanding of the Animation.
Click on the link: ACTIVITY 1
Students can answer the questions by:
For online classes the Teacher can use the emoji function to correct
This activity could be done before the video is played and as a follow up activity.
To provide students with a controlled practice of vocabulary for social media.
To aid with memorisation and correct pronunciation of irregular verbs.
Click the link: ACTIVITY 3
To connect topic to real life experience and teach vocabulary via a game format.
To pre-teach pronunciation of countries in English go to this link: TIP
To engage learners creatively with target language through a joint project or pair work activity.
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.