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An old lady who swallowed a fly

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This lesson introduces learners to a traditional song about animals with a series of structured activities.

Author: 
Rachael Ro

In this lesson, learners 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 learners can do some extension work based on the song, writing another verse or creating a new version.

Topic

Animals

Aims

To develop and practise:

  • vocabulary: animals (and food)
  • structure: infinitives of purpose
  • integrated skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing

Age

Younger primary (7-9 years)

Time

90 minutes approximately

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