This is an excellent way to get students speaking and to practice “home” related vocabulary and prepositions.
1. Warm up by quizzing students about prepositions. Take a pen and place it around your body. Ask, “Where’s the pen?”. Place it in some funny places!
2. In pairs with a pen, students practice and do the same as modeled by the teacher.
3. Draw a floor plan of your apartment on the chalkboard. Underneath, write the target language – Where is your….? / Do you have a/an …….?
Students ask the teacher about his/her apartment and the teacher draws in the place of things, describing using furniture. Your students will be very curious!
4. Give each student a blank piece of paper. They draw their apartment/house (only the walls and front door) and then in pairs or small groups, describe and draw where things are in their apartment.
5. If you have time — get students to tell the rest of the class what they found interesting about their partner’s apartment!Describing your apartment,