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TP Worksheet – Flags

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A lesson on the little-covered topic of “Flags” and associated words and phrases (e.g banner). Students discuss questions such as “What do the colours in your national flag represent?” in a fluency activity before moving on to discover expressions and idioms connected with the word “flag”. For example, “to flag down (a car)” and “to wave a white flag”. Further opportunities for fluency practice are  provided with stimulating questions such as “Why do people sometimes burn flags?”

Talking Point – Flags

Talking Point – Flags – Teachers Notes

Written by Liz Regan for Teflnet November 2016
Since taking the RSA CELTA Liz has worked for the British Council in Milan, gaining her RSA Diploma there. Apart from working as a freelance in-company language trainer, Liz is also an oral examiner for the Cambridge University Main Suite exams (KET, PET, FCE and CPE) as well as the BEC Preliminary, Vantage and Higher exams. She is a qualified practitioner of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming).

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Teflnet : ESL Lesson Plans : Talking Point : TP Worksheet – Flags