An old lady who swallowed a fly

      A great lesson plan providing ideas for using the song 'An old lady who swallowed a fly' from LearnEnglish Kids.

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

      Age: younger primary

      Level: A1


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

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