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Monday, November 16, 2009

Christmas song: The Things I like from the Sound of Music

Level: any level
Special Occasion: Christmas
Materials:

OPTION 1 : Provided PowerPoint + Provided Teacher Instructions + Internet Connection + Projector

OPTION 2: If internet connection is not available in the classroom, you can download the videos from my site and watch them from your USB pen

This is the site: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD power point + teacher instructions + videos

Make sure you have the suitable software to view the videos (VLC recommended)


Students listen to the "The things I like" , Julie Andrews. The PowewerPoint provides teachers with exercises and visual cues that help students learn the vocabulary

In the end students make a list of things that make them happy

DON'T FORGET THIS: you can watch the videos:

A) at the YOUTUBE LINK PROVIDED in the POWER POINT

B) by downloading them from my site (see link above). Make sure you have current versions of REAL PLAYER, MEDIA PLAYER or VLC installed in your computer as these are MP4 videos.

C) by using the embedded version underneath (full screen not possible)

YOU CAN PREVIEW THE ACTIVITY HERE
1. Preview of power point . This is a preview and therefore, links and transitions with mouse clicks won't work. To use this in class, download Power Point from my site. The link to my site is provided above.

video


FULL VIDEO FOR FIRST ACTIVITY 1 (MUSIC + LYRICS + IMAGES) :



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KARAOKE VIDEO for singing activity (YOUTUBE link also provided in power point)

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Thanks to Christine Wilson. She gave me this idea at the 5th British Council ELT conference held in Barcelona in 2009