Vassiliki/C class/M-W/23-9-2020

1st Lesson (2h)


  • get to know each other
  • set rules
  • create the basis for team spirit and sense of belonging


Warmer: Warmer:  On board write two truths and one lie about yourself. Have them guess which one is a truth and lie. Hand out a piece of paper to everyone. They write their truths and lies and we try to guess.

Set the rules! (

Ss in 2 groups.  Teacher draws this on the board. Elicit rules for noughts and crosses game.  Explain that they have 10 minutes to make notes on things they can talk about for these topics.  Use post its of two colours as counters.

They have to keep talking for 20 secs. If they have reasonably spoken for 20 secs in their turn they can place their post it on the square. If not they miss a turn and try again after the other team has had a turn.




school breaks



cars dogs food
fruit music holiday


The team to score three post-its in a row wins the game.


Play Fortunately Unfortunately. Sit students in a circle. Give them a sentence like. Yesterday I went to Jumbo. The person next to the teacher says. Fortunately, I only sent 20 euros.  (Error correct on past tenses. ) The next student says Unfortunately while I was in Jumbo I lost my car keys. Fortunately-Unfortunately.

The students are divided into three groups and each of them is given a wheel divided into four parts. Each part is labelled with a thematic title (“World around us”, “Work”, “Health”, “Home”). Each group has to create riddles with words belonging to each category of them.


Then, students will present their riddles by asking each other and the group with the most correct guesses will be the winning one.


Boys vs Girls UK Trivia. Give them the questions they answer . The team with the highest score wins.


Discuss about the notebooks