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24/3/11

In this week’s class, we learnt a new colour – black.  We added black to our colour game, and had fun playing the game and taking turns to be the teacher.  We also revised the farm animals, prepositions and “here”, when we played with the toy farm.  Continuing our black theme, we learnt a song […]

17/3/11

This week, we revised the farm vocab, and had fun playing with the toy farm.  This is a great opportunity to use natural play to introduce new language.  We learnt some new prepositions “on, in, under, next to”, and the children took turns putting the different farm animals around the farm, listening to my instructions. […]

30/3/11

In today’s class, we revised phrases with “can/can’t” and asked and answered questions, e.g. “Can you dance?” – “Yes, I can”, “Can you play football?” – “No, I can’t”.  Then we learnt a new question “Do you like…?” and we learnt the responses “Yes, I do/No, I don’t”.  To practise these new phrases, we did […]

30/3/11

In today’s class, we revised phrases with “can/can’t” and asked and answered questions, e.g. “Can you dance?” – “Yes, I can”, “Can you play football?” – “No, I can’t”.  Then we learnt a new question “Do you like…?” and we learnt the responses “Yes, I do/No, I don’t”.  To practise these new phrases, we did […]

23/3/11

After revising prepositions, we learnt a new phrase to talk about ability – can/can’t.  This is the chant we learnt: Can you swim? – Yes, I can! Can you sing? – Yes, I can! Can you talk? – Yes, I can! Can you walk? – Yes, I can! Can you run? – Yes, I can! […]

23/3/11

After revising prepositions, we learnt a new phrase to talk about ability – can/can’t.  This is the chant we learnt: Can you swim? – Yes, I can! Can you sing? – Yes, I can! Can you talk? – Yes, I can! Can you walk? – Yes, I can! Can you run? – Yes, I can! […]

16/3/11

This week’s class was focussed on the prepositions – on, in, under, next to and behind.  First we learnt a chant with actions to help us remember the prepositions, then we did a listening activity to practise using the new vocab.  We had to listen carefully to instructions and then follow them.  e.g.  “Put the […]

16/3/11

This week’s class was focussed on the prepositions – on, in, under, next to and behind.  First we learnt a chant with actions to help us remember the prepositions, then we did a listening activity to practise using the new vocab.  We had to listen carefully to instructions and then follow them.  e.g.  “Put the […]

21/3/11

This week we practised the new prepositions we learnt in the last class, and played a game which required the students to listen carefully to instructions and then put Dexter the Dinosaur “in, on, under, next to” various things in the classroom.  When everyone was confident with the language, they took turns to give directions […]

March 30th, 2011

Today we practised using the words can and can’t in sentences and then we played a game which we enjoyed very much to help us remember vocabulary we have learned. We had to guess what other students were describing. We got very competitive!