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  THE TAPESCRIPT

I’m English so I don’t know a lot about Halloween. I knew from when I was a kid that it was an American thing that involved pumpkins. Then I found out about trick or treat and wearing costumes. I loved the idea of dressing up in scary costumes and walking around the streets. Another early memory I have is watching the horror movie ‘Halloween’ round my friend’s house on video. I remember being scared to walk back home that night. The first time I took part in Halloween was at a school party in Japan. I shaved my head, covered it in white face paint and wrapped myself from head to toe in toilet paper. Riding a train to Osaka for the party dressed as a mummy was great fun. I still need to find out more about the history of Halloween though.

 LISTENING GAP FILL

I’m English so I don’t __________________ Halloween. I knew from when I was a kid that it was an American __________________ pumpkins. Then I found out about trick or treat and wearing costumes. I loved the idea of __________________ scary costumes and walking around the streets. _____________________ I have is watching the horror movie ‘Halloween’ round my friend’s house on video. I remember __________________ back home that night. The first time I took part in Halloween was at a school party in Japan. I shaved my head, covered it in white face paint __________________ from head to toe in toilet paper. __________________ to Osaka for the party dressed as a mummy was great fun. I still need __________________ about the history of Halloween though.

 CORRECT THE SPELLING

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  UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

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 DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

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STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

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 STUDENT HALLOWEEN SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about Halloween in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper.

When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.

 

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 WRITING

Write about Halloween for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other’s work.

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 HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET INFO: Search the Internet and find more information about Halloween. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about Halloween. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. HALLOWEEN POSTER Make a poster about Halloween. Show it to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your posters.

5. MY HALLOWEEN LESSON: Make your own English lesson on Halloween. Make sure there is a good mix of things to do. Find some good online activities. Teach the class / another group when you have finished.

6. ONLINE SHARING: Use your blog, wiki, Facebook page, MySpace page, Twitter stream, Del-icio-us / StumbleUpon account, or any other social media tool to get opinions on Halloween. Share your findings with the class.

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