English Listening Lesson on
 Hands

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THE LESSON ON HANDS

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READ

Hands are interesting things. They can do so many things. We’d be lost without them. I think hands are one of the most useful parts of they body. They are so clever. We can do so many different things with our hands. We can hold things, squeeze things, feel things. We can swing on jungle gyms, write and type letters; the list is endless. I think hands are a very beautiful part of the body, if they are well looked after. It’s interesting to see how many different parts there are to our hands. We have a palm, fingers, knuckles, life lines, fingertips and the back of our hand. There are lots of good things you can do with your hands. I like holding hands – of course with my wife and children.





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THE ACTIVITIES

LISTENING GAP FILL

Hands are interesting things. They _______________________ many things. We’d be lost without them. I think _______________________ of the most _______________________ of they body. They are so clever. We can do so many different things with our hands. We can hold things, _______________________, feel things. We can swing on _______________________, write and type letters; the _______________________. I think hands are a very beautiful part of the body, if they are _______________________. It’s interesting to see how many different parts there _______________________ hands. We have a palm, fingers, knuckles, life lines, fingertips and the _______________________ hand. There are lots of good things you can do with your hands. I like _______________________ – of course with my wife and children.




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 HANDS SURVEY

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

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

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

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

ANSWERS

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