Tuesday, May 1, 2012
DISCUSSION : In class this week we talked about hair, haircuts and hair styles.
Do you like your hair? Where do you get your hair cut? Would you like a new hairstyle? Would you like highlights or a new colour?
VOCABULARY: long, short, medium length, bald, blond, brunette, red head, curly, straight, permed, dye, tint, highlights,shaved, trim, layered, tapered, fringe, side-burns around the sides / on the top / up the back
/ combed / blow dried / shampooed/
Can you add some more words? Here is a vocabulary list to download (word doc)
READING / LISTENING 1:
Listen and/or read the story about Susan.
Exercise 1 : Download and complete this comprehension exercise
Exercise 2 : Listen to the story and complete the dictation. (Fold / write / check)
Watch the video below. How does this woman trim her hair. Can you write instructions?
GRAMMAR GAMES : Having / Getting something done ... (Level 2 /3)
Exercise One (Put in Order)
Exercise Two (Mix and Match)
Exercise Three (Complete the sentences)
Other interactive exercises like these are at http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/index.html
SPEAKING : Asking the hairdresser or barber for a haircut
Here are some Level 2 Role-plays about going to the hairdresser
Use the video to help you write your dialogue about going to the hairdresser or barber with a friend ***