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Last Lesson Before Christmas

Have you planned the last lesson before Christmas yet?  If not, here are a few suggestions that we hope will bring out the Christmas spirit in the classroom. Have fun!

Two Truths and a Lie, With a Christmas Twist

Students love playing “Two Truths and a Lie”. The game is easy to play, and it does not require any preparation. It is a fun game, where everyone gets to participate.

Two Truths and a Lie Christmas Twist Instructions

 

Who am I?

“Who am I” is probably familiar for most teachers. Still, it is a fun game where all your students engage orally, in a festive competition. You may choose to play the game with the whole class together, or you can divide into smaller groups.

Who Am I Instruction and Suggestions

 

It May Be Old, But It’s New To Your Students

Have a look at our suggestions from previous years:

Anne Maries Christmas Kahoot

The Christmas Quiz
Christmas Quiz Key

Idioms and Proverbs – Christmas Edition
Idioms and Proverbs – Christmas Edition Key

Christmas Sayings
Christmas Sayings Key

Are You Looking for a Suitable Christmas Text?

Food as a Bearer of Tradition

If you teach vocational English, you may be familiar with the text “Food as a Bearer of Tradition” from “SKILLS Restaurant og matfag”

If not, we suggest that you order a free trial period of the Smartbok. Use a projector to share the pages with you class, click on the audio icon, and listen!

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The Blue Carbuncle

You may also want to check out the story “The Blue Carbuncle”.

This is one of Sherlock Holmes’s famous adventures. It is set on the day after Boxing Day in Victorian London. At this time, most people had a goose for Christmas dinner rather than a turkey. In this story, a certain Mr Henry Baker has lost both his goose and his hat on his way home and, without realizing it, put the solution to a major crime in the hands of the master detective, Sherlock Holmes!

Most of the story can be found in SKILLS RM page 61. The ending is a listening exercise. You will need to log in to the teachers resource to hear the ending, or you may just read from the manuscript.

Blue Carbuncle part 1 – Smartbok
Blue Carbuncle part 2 – audio in teachers resource
Blue Carbuncle part 2 – manuscript in word

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We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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