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  THE TAPESCRIPT

Spring is a time for doing things. It seems everyone is full of energy. The days become warmer so everyone spends more time outside. Winter is finishing, so the countryside becomes greener. I love watching the new flowers in my garden in spring. I watch the tulips grow and then I know winter is over. I wonder what it’s like to live in countries that don’t have four seasons. They miss out on what it’s like to welcome spring and see everything come alive. Spring has to be the best season. It definitely makes you feel very positive about life. It’s a good time to clean your house from top to bottom. We call this spring cleaning. Spring also means the weather gets warmer and you can do more things outside.

 LISTENING GAP FILL

Spring is ________________ things. It seems everyone is full of energy. The days become ________________ spends ________________. Winter is finishing, so the countryside becomes greener. I love watching the new flowers in my garden in spring. I watch the tulips grow and then I __________________. I wonder what it’s like to live in countries that don’t ________________. They miss out on what it’s like to welcome spring and see ____________________. Spring has to be the best season. It definitely makes you ________________ about life. It’s a good time to clean your house from top to bottom. We call __________________. Spring also means the weather gets warmer and you can do more things outside.

 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 SPRING SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about spring 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 spring 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 spring. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

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

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

5. MY SPRING LESSON: Make your own English lesson on spring. 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 spring. Share your findings with the class.

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