Actualizado: 28 ago
Topics: General English - skyscrapers - Lego
Level: B1 and above
Skills: Listening and Speaking
Link to video: How are skyscrapers built?
To promote creativity and divergent thinking.
To talk about Lego bricks and their use.
To share past experiences.
To promote critical thinking skills: compare and contrast ideas, predict information.
To learn / talk about skyscrapers and how they are built.
To listen for gist and for detail.
To design a skyscraper following some criteria.
Use of language & lexis:
To use different tenses to talk about past and present situations.
To learn / review vocabulary to talk about skyscrapers.
To learn / review modal verbs "would" to describe possible events and desires and "have to" for obligation.
To learn / review adjectives to describe buildings.
To learn / review comparatives and superlatives.
To learn / review passive voice (optional: e.g. it was built in...)
To learn / review verbs to express changes in materials (e.g. bend, flex, compress, etc.)
Photo: “Towers of Tomorrow” Lego exhibit in Detroit, USA. detroit.curbe.com