This lesson is aimed at teenagers and young adults with an English level of A2-B2. Students will work together to practise their creative writing skills.

Introduction

In this lesson students will collaborate in a creative writing task. First they will listen to a song and write down words and phrases they hear. Then they will work in groups to write a poem, following some simple guidelines and using their collective words and phrases as a starting point. The learners will write a love poem that is ‘corny' (overly sentimental) on purpose. This technique removes common reservations that some learners have about writing poetry. Learners will read their poems at the end of the lesson.

Topic

Love poems

Level

A2-B2

Time

50-60 minutes

Aims

  1. To encourage students to collaborate in a group project
  2. To develop students’ creative writing skills
  3. To show students that creative writing can be fun

Materials

All the materials are available to download below. You will also need an audio recording of a love song

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Katherine Bilsborough
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