This is an easy "video" lesson.
Ask students to brainstorm all the things / buildings that could be called "home". Then show the video and see how many they got correct. Show again, pausing and review all the names for these things people all over the world call "home".
This video is super for teenagers especially. A Life InBTween. Animation that has a lot of really "toally" "completely" fascinating language.
Show the video with or without subtitles. Resources here. Divide up into the four parts and use for 4 different lessons.
This video is the BOMB! It is captivating, absorbing, a story par excellence but also SILENT! Yes, silent films are great for getting students to produce language -- and after all is said and done, that most often is the hardest thing to do, getting the students speaking and learning language by just communicating. That is our job, to
The blank dialogue is a very "natural" teaching approach. Something intuitive about it. I used it in my early days of teaching - just pausing a dialogue on cassette tape and asking students to respond. You had to get skilled with using those big buttons! That is what being a teckkie used to entail!
One great recipe is to play a video with vocabulary content. Not flashcards but something real and beautiful. Then, students either write or speak or brainstorm all the vocabulary from the video in the specific category you mention.
An example is the video Forgotten. Play and get students to list all the places in the house. Then play again, pausing and eliciting the parts of the house.
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