This lesson asks students to discuss ways of changing their image before reading an informative article about tattoos. They then design a new image for a client of their company and then for themselves before discussing at what age they should be allowed to take certain decisions. The themes are image-consciousness and personal choice.
Image consciousness/changing your look
Intermediate and above
- To develop students’ ability to communicate their opinion on and reaction to a text
- To develop students’ ability to negotiate in a group and work as a team
- To develop students’ ability to defend their position in a conflictive situation
- To expand students’ vocabulary on the modern-day topic of image
Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure including worksheet tasks and answers to tasks.
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Worksheets: exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:
- A warmer activity
- A text about tattoos with pre- and post-reading questions
- A teamwork role-play activity set in a company
- A pairwork speaking activity
- A family role-play activity with role cards
- A discussion task
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