This is a song-based activity lesson plan for English language teaching, in special Cambridge English: First (FCE) exam preparation. This lesson plan features the song “To be human” and its official music video. Students talk about Organized Protests and do a vocabulary matching exercise, watch a video, talk about protest-related pictures, do a Use of English Part 2 exercise, listen to the song, talk about its meaning. It also includes a bonus listening pronunciation exercise by TubeQuizard.
Language level: (B1+/B2)
Learner type: All ages
Skills: speaking, reading, listening and writing
Topic: Organized protest
Language: Vocabulary related to protests, agreeing/disagreeing and expressing opinions
Materials: Youtube video, worksheets and mp3 file
Duration: 1 hour - 1h 30 min
Downloadable materials: instructions; Vocabulary worksheet; Use of English worksheet; photos; song mp3
Continue reading Songs for Cambridge English: First (FCE) To be Human – Marina
Most English language teaching professionals feel that English songs have a fitting place in the ESL/EFL classroom. However, trying to find a ready-made song activity which features neither an activity with an ‘ancient’ song nor the dreaded gap-filling exercise is time-consuming.
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Activity Idea 01 – EMAIL FEELINGS
How about preparing your students for the Cambridge English First (FCE) writing and speaking papers and, at the same time, providing some relaxing fun time with a song/music video? That’s what ‘EMAIL FEELINGS’ is all about.
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