(Prepositions of position)
Activity 1: Your teacher will choose one of the categories below. Put up your hand and try to say a body part in that category that no one has said. You will get one point for each new correct word, but lose one point for a word that has already been said or that isn’t in that category.
Parts of your body that are above your shoulders
Parts of your body that are near your nose (= close to your nose)
Parts of your body that are under your waist
Parts of your body that are between your knees and your chest
Parts of your body which are in front of you
Parts of your body which are behind you
Parts of your body which are between your top lip and your forehead
Parts of your body which are under your ankles
True sentences with “Your ____________ is in front of your _____________”
True sentences with “Your _______________ is above your _____________________”
Activity 2: Sit in a circle. One of the students will choose one of the categories above or make up their own one. Everyone will clap three times, and then the next person in the group must say a new word in that category.
Activity 3: On a section of the whiteboard or a blank piece of paper, take turns with your partner writing words or sentences in the correct category. Each person can only write once before they pass the pen on, but you can help each other.
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