In this lesson, students will be introduced to the traditional song 'An old lady who swallowed a fly'. They will listen to the song, complete comprehension activities, act the song out, and sing the song. Finally students can do some extension work based on the song, writing another verse or creating a new version of the song.

Topic: Animals
Aims: To practise:
  • vocabulary: animals (and food)
  • structure: infinitives of purpose
  • skills: integrated skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing)
Age group: Primary
Level: A1
Time: 90 minutes approximately
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Lesson by Rachael Ro
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