Inside Out Upper Intermediate Unit 10
Draw one of the inventions below line by line, getting your partner to say what the drawing could be of each time, hopefully increasing in confidence as the drawing progresses.
Post Its Tippex Laptop
Hole punch Paperclip Vending machine
Answer machine Glue stick (Light) bulb
(Electric) torch Steam engine MP3 player
Horse and cart Sundial Nuclear power station Sewing machine
Ballpoint pen (= Biro) Phillips screwdriver Air conditioning Horseshoe
Calculator USB stick Microscope
Microwave (oven) (Disposable) razor Zip (= Zipper)
Washing machine Dishwasher Tamagotchi Game Boy
False teeth Hoover (= Vacuum cleaner) Radio Clockwork
(Electric) fan Humidifier
Rice cooker Gas stove (= Gas cooker)
(Exhaust) muffler Intercom Thumbtacks (= Drawing pins)
Ring binder Lever arch file
Do the same, but this time making guesses about the history of that object until your partner guesses which one you are talking about, e.g. “It must’ve been invented in Japan” or “It could have been invented to replace manpower”.
You are going to watch a video about the invention of the clockwork radio. Make guesses about how, when, why and by who it was invented, then watch the video and check.
PDF for easy saving and printing: InventionsGuessingModals