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Pre-A1 Calendar and Colours

The Calendar and Colours

Use the arrows or click on the slide to navigate through the presentation.

Lesson Plan

Objective

  • To learn the days of the week and months of the year
  • To learn the basic colours 

Skill

  • Vocabulary

Duration

  • 45 minutes
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Slide 3

  • Review questions and answers with students. 
  • Alternative (the chain game): Student A asks student B a question. Student B answers then asks student C a question. Student C answers then asks student D a question etc…

5 mins

Slides 4-47

  • Students repeat the correct pronunciation 
  • Slides 12-20: Ask questions and select random students to answer
  • Slides 35-44: Ask questions and select random students to answer
  • If students need to review vocabulary and pronunciation use slides 46 and 47

10 mins

Slide 48

Practice 1

  • Ask students to order the days correctly. Annotate the screen with numbers to show the answers. 

2 mins

Slide 53

Practice 2

  • Ask students to order the months correctly. Annotate the screen with numbers to show the answers. 

3 mins

Slides 55-68

Practice 3

  • Ask students to unscramble the letters. Select students at random to find the correct answers. These are a mixture of days and months. 

5 mins

Slides 71-81

Practice 4

  • Ask students to fill in the gaps to focus on both the questions and the answers. 

5 mins

Slides 83-84

Practice 5

  • Ask students these conversation questions at random or complete in pairs.

5 mins

Round up – ask for clarifications/ questions 

Slides 86-122

  • Students repeat the vocabulary
  • Slides 112-120: Ask questions and select random students to answer
  • If students need to review vocabulary and pronunciation use slide 122 (select a random colour and random student)

5 mins

Slide 124

Practice 1

  • Ask the students this question and ensure the answers are correct -they can show you.

5 mins

Slide 126

Practice 2

  • (optional) A fun activity repeat this phrase as many times as possible.

5 mins

Slides 128-133

Practice 3

  • Ask students to say all colours they can see in the pictures. Point out any missing colours for the student to say.

5 mins

Round up – ask for clarifications/ questions 

Homework

  • Write a forum response

Writing / Vocabulary 

  • Write a forum response

Writing / Vocabulary 

Course Materials

The Calendar

Colours