Thursday, 21 July 2011

Flat Life by Jonas Geirnaert

    You are going to practise
    • Present Continuous
    • There is / are 
    • Asking questions
    • Household nouns




      Flat Life is a short animation movie by Jonas Geirnaert about the life of 4 people in a building. 


      1) Discuss
      • Have you got a house or a flat?
      • How many rooms are there?
      • What's your favourite room?
      • What colour is it?
      • What furniture is there?



      2) Look at the picture below
      A) Answer
      • What can you see?
      • How many rooms are there?
      • How many people are there?
      • What furniture can you see?
      • What are the people doing? 

       

      B) Look at the picture again. True or false?
      1. There is a vase
      2. There are three TVs
      3. There are three doors
      4. There are four paintings
      5. The washing machine is in the green room
      6. The cupboard is in the yellow room
      7. They are all sitting
      8. Three people are watching TV
      9. The woman is watching TV
      Answers - highlight here = 1) T,  2) F,  3) F,  4) T,  5) F,  6) T  7) T  8) F  9) F

      C) Correct the false sentences

      eg 2) There aren't three TVs. There are two TVs

      D) Answer these questions
      Is there a TV in room 1?
      Is the man painting a tree?
      E) Ask some more questions



      3) Watch Flat Life  
      A) Look at these activities.
      Hanging a picture on the wall,  Cleaning,  Painting,  Playing cards,  Watching TV,  Drinking, Running,  Washing,  Repairing,  Hanging up the washing
      Watch the clip and put them in the correct room in the picture. The first one is done for you.


      B) When you watch put a tick if you see these things

      Door √

      Vase

      Television

      Table

      Chairs

      Picture

      Cupboard

      Armchair

      Washing
      machine
      sofa

      DVD player
      Pegs

      Remote
      control
      Bottle

      Hammer

      Nail

      Broom

      Clothes
      line
      Playing
      cards
      Computer











      Now watch the clip



      Ex A Answers - highlight below

      Room 1
      Hanging a picture on the wall
      Cleaning
      Painting
        Room 2
        Playing cards
        Watching TV

          Room 3
          Watching TV
          Drinking
          Running

            Room 4
            Washing
            Repairing
            Hanging up the washing



              Ex B Answers = There isn't a computer, sofa or DVD player


              More practice of the present continuous here http://efllecturer.blogspot.com/2011/04/present-continuous-with-gif-images.html

              Writing - Write the activities from ex 3A in the present continuous
              ie 1) He is hanging a picture on the wall.

              Speaking - Watch the film again. Pause it and ask questions with a friend.



              4) Match - Look at the pictures below
              What are they saying? Match these questions with the pictures

              "Can I have my broom back, please?"

              "Can you do me a favour?"

              "Can I borrow your broom, please?" = A

              "Can I borrow your broom, please?"

              "Shall I wash your jacket?"

              Answers - highlight below
              A) "Can I borrow your broom, please?"

              B) "Can I have my broom back, please?"

              C)) "Can you do me a favour?"

              D) "Can I borrow your broom, please?"

              E) "Shall I wash your jacket?"

              Worksheet and answers

              1 comment:

              1. I have just laughed my head off. Thanks a lot!!!

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