Thursday, 15 March 2012

What is this man on?

I had a good time with my Y9 class today using this video tweeted by Sylvia Duckworth. Good for teaching imperatives. It's to the tune: if you're happy and you know it clap your hands.We watched, did the actions, sang, then I got the class to make up their own silly instructions.

e.g. Si tu aimes parler français..... pose une bombe/saute dans l'air/ne fais rien etc. It was quite productive and encouraged, dare I say it, creativity.

Interesting that a video like this, which looks more suited to primary, may work better with older pupils as the language is arguably too demanding for the youngest students. I just played it to a Y11 class who joined in with the actions and found it amusing.

Reminds me of Borat for some reason. Here he is:

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