|Author:||Jill Hadfield; Charles Hadfield|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Details:||Paperback; 80 pages; Pub. 1999|
This book contains 30 activities at elementary level, complete with ideas for boardwork and pictures teachers can copy. All the activities are simple and adaptable. They are particularly well-suited to teachers who teach privately and have few resources apart from a board, paper, and pens.
Each activity has 3 main stages: warm- up; listen and respond; follow up.
This book is part of the Oxford Basics series featuring Simple Writing Activities, Simple Speaking Activities, Simple Reading Activities. Each book focuses on a different skill and all four together complement each other.
The books are organized into 30 useful topic areas:
1 Greetings and introductions; 2 The alphabet; 3 Numbers; 4 Telling the time; 5 Personal information;
6 Countries; 7 Nationalities; 8 Locating objects; 9 Feelings; 10 Families
11 Colours; 12 Shapes; 13 Parts of the body; 14 Describing people; 15 Clothes
16 Rooms; 17 Furniture; 18 In town; 19 Directions; 20 In the market;
21 Shopping; 22 Food and drink; 23 Leisure activities; 24 Daily routines; 25 Jobs;
26 Housework; 27 Abilities; 28 Rules; 29 Describing actions 1; 30 Describing actions 2
Each book has the same format with units clearly laid out in the form of an actual lesson plan giving ideas for activities, checking comprehension, pronunciation points and follow-up activities. They have easy to copy pictures and a variety of exercises for each unit.
A useful book for the newly qualified teacher working with elementary learners.