Lesson/Unit Summary: In this unit, students will learn the vocabulary of some sickness symptoms through the reader, and use appropriate intonation to read aloud interrogative sentences. To make the lessons more fun to students, teachers will use miming, songs and video clips to introduce and consolidate the language points. In the final task students have to use the newly learnt vocabulary and appropriate intonation to conduct a clinic role-play. The role-play activity allows students to use the target language in a real-life context. The activity also aims to engage students in peer interactions and enhance their cooperation skills.

Level of Students: Senior Primary

Duration: 120 minutes

Learning Objectives: 

By the end of the unit, students should be able to:

1. predict what will happen in the story using pictorial cues
2. identify the symptoms of being sick
3. use appropriate intonation to read aloud interrogative sentences
4. use appropriate vocabulary and intonation to conduct a clinic role play

Lesson Plan: I Hate to be Sick

Teaching Materials:


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Zheng, S. P. N., & Zhu, Y. C. (2020). I hate to be sick. Retrieved from https://lml.eduhk.hk/grammar/?p=611.

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