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Module: Relationships

Unit: East meets West

Level: KS2

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1. It's a Small World

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Source: Tin Shui Wai Methodist Primary School & CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Lesson Plans , Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary
    • Activities, e.g. watch TV, go ice-skating, play table tennis
  • Use adverbs to express frequency. e.g. George always reads English books.
  • Use the connective 'and' to link similar ideas, e.g. Both George and Siu Ming often watch TV.
  • Use the connective 'but' to link contrasting ideas, e.g. George always reads English books but Siu Ming always plays video games.
  • Ask simple questions to obtain 'yes/no' responses, e.g. Do you always play video games?

Listening:

  • Listen for specific information

Speaking:

  • Open an interaction by eliciting a response by asking questions or providing information on a topic
  • Maintain an interaction by replying and asking questions

Reading:

  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

Writing:

  • Develop written texts by adding personal ideas and information when a model or framework is provided

http://www.hkedcity.net/edb/teachingresources/downloadResource.php?rid=1847138093

Brief Description:
An example of cross-curricular task about people living around us collaboratively developed by Tin Shui Wai Methodist Primary School and EDB.


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2. Kids Around the World

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Source: NPCA
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Articles 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. Dine lives in Malanville.
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'what' to find out specific information about a person, e.g. What do you like to eat?

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world
  • Identify key words for the main idea in a sentence

http://www.katw.org/pages/africa.cfm

Brief Description:
A website with information and photos of kids from different parts of the world

User Tips:

  • Click on an area (e.g. Africa, Asia, The Americas, Europe) to start exploring the website.
  • Click a kid's name to read some general description about this kid.
  • Students can read the interviews and look at the photos with captions to know more about the children.
  • Teachers can set questions about the living conditions of different parts of the world and ask students to find the answers from the website.

3. Culture Contrast

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Source: www.elllo.org
Media: Web page Audio 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use simple past tense to talk about past activities or events, e.g. I went to the bank.
  • Use the connective 'while' to express time, e.g. I guess I had to change my thinking while I was in Japan.
  • Use the future tense to talk about future events, e.g. I'll miss the food most.

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas by recognising the stress in connected speech
  • Locate specific information in response to simple instructions or questions

http://www.elllo.org/english/0801/T821-Michele-Culture.htm

Brief Description:
A listening exercise about the cultural differences between Japan and Canada

User Tips:

  • Click on the 'Play' button to listen to the audio recording.
  • Students can click on the underlined phrases to listen to the pronunciation and the explanation.
  • For more able students, they can click 'Hide Text' to hide the scripts while listening.
  • After listening, students can do the online quiz (http://www.elllo.org/english/0801/Q821-Michele-Culture.html) to check their understanding of the listening text.

4. Different Cultures

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Source: www.superteacherworksheets.com
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use simple past tense to talk about past activities or events, e.g. Her friend Amina was from Ethiopia.
  • Use prepositions to describe objects, e.g. August brought a meal with no meat.

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using contextual clues and knowledge of the world
  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/reading-comp/4th-differentcultures.pdf

Brief Description:
A reading comprehension worksheet about different cultures

User Tips:

  • Before reading, students can read the title and predict what the content is about.
  • Students can work in groups to do jigsaw reading and find out the culture of different countries around the world.
  • After reading, students can answer the questions to check their understanding.

5. Japanese Public Bath

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Source: www.esl-lab.com
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

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Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the connectives 'first, then, next' to express sequences, e.g. First, you take off your shoes before you enter.
  • Use adverbs to express frequency, e.g. They usually have two or three large baths.

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas by recognising the stress in connected speech
  • Locate specific information in response to simple instructions or questions

http://www.esl-lab.com/bath1/bathsc1.htm

Brief Description:
A listening exercise about Japanese public bath

User Tips:

  • Click on the 'Play' button to listen to the audio recording.
  • Students can click on the words highlighted in blue to know their meanings and usage through reading the sample sentences.
  • For more able students, they can do the 'Vocabulary Activities' as extended activities.
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