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Module: Happy Days

Unit: Hobbies

Level: KS2

E-learning Task (Hobbies) - The main task is to conduct interviews to find out classmates' hobbies (by PLK Dr. Jummy Wong Chi-Ho (Tin Sum Valley) Primary School)

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1. My Hobby

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Source: CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets 

Learning Objectives

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Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. I listen to CDs for two hours every night.
  • Use the present perfect tense to relate past events to the present, e.g. I have collected CDs for two years.
  • Use prepositional phrases to indicate a period of time, e.g. I have collected CDs for two years.
  • Use adjectives to describe activities, e.g. Collecting stamps is interesting.
  • Use adverbs to express frequency, e.g. I usually play chess on Saturdays.

Reading:

  • Read written language in meaningful chunks
  • Recognizing format and language features in narrative and non-narrative format
  • Identify main ideas from a text with support

Writing:

  • Expressing own ideas and feelings
  • Using appropriate linking words or phrases
  • Identify purpose and audience for a writing task
  • Draft, revise and edit written texts with teacher and / or peer support

My Hobby

Brief Description:
A writing task about hobbies

User Tips:

  • Teachers can present the definition about 'hobby' under 'Other Resources' to introduce the topic before writing.
  • In Task 1A, students can read about hobbies of some children and think about their favourite hobby.
  • In Task 1B, students can make use of the information in Task 1A to write about their favourite hobby and present it to their classmates.

2. Hobbies Interview

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Source: www.esl-galaxy.com
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to express preferences, e.g. I like collecting stamps.
  • Use '-ing' nouns or noun phrases to refer to activities, e.g. I like collecting stamps.
  • Use adjectives to describe conditions, e.g. boring, fun
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'which' to find out one's preference, e.g. Which hobbies do you not like doing?
  • Use the interrogative adverbs 'why' to ask about reasons, e.g. Why do you enjoy …?

Speaking:

  • Participate effectively in an oral interaction

Writing:

  • Gather and share information and ideas by using strategies such as brainstorming, questioning and interviewing
  • Provide personal ideas and information based on a model or framework provided
  • Plan organize information, express own ideas and feeling by deciding on the sequence of content

Which activities do you like doing?
http://www.esl-galaxy.com/vocabsheets/activitiesyoulike.pdf

Interview and Write about your friend
http://www.esl-galaxy.com/vocabsheets/hobbiesinterview.pdf

Brief Description:
Worksheets for conducting interview about classmates' hobbies

User Tips:

  • Teachers can make use of the worksheet 'Which activities do you like doing?' to introduce the topic 'Favourite Hobby'.
  • Students can make use of the worksheet 'Which activities do you like doing?' to write down information about themselves before the interview.
  • Students could work in pairs to finish the interview.
  • Teachers could go through the questions in the worksheet 'Interview and Write about your friend' to guide students how to organize the writing.

3. My Hobbies

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Source: SKH Tsing Yi Estate Ho Chak Wan Primary School (A.M.) and LLSS, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to write about one’s interests
  • Use the present perfect tense to relate past events to the present
  • Use the time adverbs: since and for
  • Use adjectives to describe people, feelings 

Reading:

  • Confirm meaning by re-reading a sentence or paragraph
  • Recognize the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. article

Writing:

  • Gather and share information and ideas by using strategies such as brainstorming, questioning and interviewing
  • Draft, revise and edit written texts with teacher and / or peers

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/resource/English/21_my_hobbies/index.htm

Brief Description:
A task about writing up an article about one's hobbies and pastimes for a class album

User Tips:

  • Students can make use of the worksheet to talk about favourite TV programme.
  • Teachers can make use of the vocabulary list to introduce the topic 'Hobby'.
  • Students can read the ECA talk to learn about types of hobbies and finish the comphrension questions before writing.
  • Students can conduct a survey about classmates' hobbies before writing.
  • Students can write about classmates' hobbies based on the framework and the mind map provided.

4. Our Hobbies

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Source: Ms Ng Choi To, Regina of Faith Lutheran School
Media: Powerpoint 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Hobbies, e.g. do ballet, collect coins
  • Use the time adverbs: since and for

Reading:

  • Guess the meaning of unfamiliar words by using contextual or pictorial clues

Speaking:

  • Participate effectively in an oral interaction

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1408675504

Brief Description:
A PowerPoint about vocabulary and language forms to talk about hobbies

User Tips:

  • Teachers can make use of the PowerPoint to introduce the topic 'My Hobby'.
  • Students could make use of the pictures to talk about their hobbies.

5. Origami: Japanese paper folding

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Source: www.dailyesl.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Articles 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states
  • Use the modals, 'can, should, ought' to make suggestions, e.g. You should follow the directions carefully.
  • Use the connectives 'first, next' to show sequences

Reading:

  • Read written language in meaningful chunks
  • Skim a text to obtain a general impression and the gist or main ideas

http://www.dailyesl.com/origami.htm

Brief Description:
An article about origami

User Tips:

  • Before reading, ask students to read the title and guess what the content is about.
  • After reading, teachers can ask students questions about the article.
  • After reading, students could discuss about their hobbies or about origami.
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