In this lesson, learners will be introduced to the popular story ‘Ali and the magic carpet’. They will watch the story, complete comprehension activities, look at some lexis for weather and habitats, and review the story. Finally learners can do some extension work based on the story, producing their own TV weather forecast and re-imagining the story.

Topic: Weather
Aims: To develop and practise:
  • vocabulary: weather and habitats
  • structure: What’s the weather like?
  • integrated skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing
Age: Primary (7-11 years)
Time: 90 minutes approximately
Rachael Ro


teaching children to write is the most difficult thing in teaching English. Of course, they write, what you ask them to, but they use their homeland structures, not English ones. This lesson is good. I will use it. Thanks a lot

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