Students use their memory to find the clothing vocabulary that they’ve just Practised. Great for kids and beginners!
What You Need
9 DimmiDeck cards – The Farmer, The Artist, The Student, The Teacher ♂, The Secretary, The Waiter
Suggested Lesson Plan
(This activity is the Production phase of a PPP lesson plan. A suggested Presentation and Practise phase can be found here)
- Now that your students have been Presented the vocabulary and Practised it in the match up activity, they need a freer opportunity to Produce it.
- Deal the 12 Character Cards at random face down on the table. Place the vocabulary flashcards you made in a neat pile next to them.
- Students take it in turns to turn over one of the vocabulary cards.
- Have them read the vocabulary aloud.
- If they find the word on the card, they keep the card and get one point. If not, students should remember the card’s position and turn it back over.
- The next student chooses a new vocabulary card and repeats.
- Repeat until all the cards are gone.
- Adapt the activity based on the level of the students and the target language. For example, rather than simply read the word they can practise question forms. Does he have a belt? No he doesn’t. Does she have a hat? Yes she does! Alternatively you can use the form ‘is he wearing a belt?’
This activity is also great for any of the 9 vocabulary sets in DimmiDeck such as ‘jobs’ or ‘common verbs’. With the full DimmiDeck, we recommend considering a different kind of matchup game where students must find two cards with a specific topic. For examples ‘two people wearing glasses’. This also opens up plural verbs forms and possessives.
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