The students listen to a story about record breakers and play number games.
Target language: Numbers and phrases for playing games
In this number-themed lesson from the British Council Teaching English website, the students will listen to a story about record breakers and play a board game.
Students start by playing a game where they listen as the teacher calls out numbers and cross out the numbers they hear. Then, the teacher tells them a story about record breakers. They listen to the story to find what the numbers mean in the story. Finally, they play a game of snakes and ladders to practice numbers in a fun context.
This lesson is particularly useful because the topic of numbers is an important one which will be re-visited throughout the course.
Listen to three teachers talking about how they would adapt this lesson for a specific location, for a class with low resources and for a large class:
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