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A Room In My House

A Room In My House

Students listen to their partner describe a room, and they draw the picture as described. A speaking activity using prepositions of place.

Level:  Elementary

Grammar:  Prepositions of place

Time:  15 minutes

Preparation

  • Paper for each student.

Procedure

1

Ask the students to get a partner and a piece of paper.

2

Students close their eyes and picture a room in their house. Ask questions to help them visulize.


What is in the room? 

Is there a chair?

A sofa?

A table?

Are there any pictures on the wall?

Is there a TV or stereo? 

3

Students open their eyes and sit back to back with their partner.

4

The first person describes the room while his or her partner draws it on the paper. Give the students 3 – 5 minutes to describe and draw.

5

Trade places. The other person describes a room while his or her partner draws it on the paper.

6

After both pictures have been drawn, ask the students to check the drawings with each other.

 

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