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Valentine’s Day and Weddings Lesson Plan
Learning Objectives: To learn and practise
vocabulary associated with weddings and to
speak about weddings.
Preparation Tie: 5 inutes
Cop!etion Tie: !" inutes
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&esources: 'a!entine(s )ar*+p) )edding )ords )or#s,eet) )edding )ords )or#s,eet
Ans-er .e/) &oance and &e!ations,ips) )edding P!ans.
)ar*+p 010 inutes2
* $sk students
What do you know about Valentine’s Day?
When is it?
How is it celebrated?
Do you have the same occasion or an equivalent in your country?
Does it have any significance for you?
* $sk students to e+plain in,oration to the class.
Optional Activity
-oplete the &oance and &e!ations,ips resource to get your students talking.
Presentation 013 inutes2
* Tell the class they are going to learn soe vocabulary related to weddings.
* To present the .wedding words’) give the the )edding )ords )or#s,eet and ask
the to coplete it individually.
* (se the )edding )ords 4!as,cards to help students with the vocabulary.
* -heck the answers with )edding )ords )or#s,eet Ans-er .e/.
)edding )ords )or#s,eet Ans-er .e/5
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012 c,urc, 032 ais!e 062 vei! 0172 vo-s
022 bride 082 bridegroo 0102 bridesaids 0192 con:etti
072 train 0;2 best an 0112 cereon/ 0132 reception
092 bou<uet 082 a!tar 0122 ,/ns 0182 ,one/oon

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a aisle i a !ong narro- space bet-een t,e ro-s o: seats in a c,urc,
$uthor: Louise Delahay Page / o, 00
r: 1atie 2ones.
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Valentine’s Day and Weddings Lesson Plan
b honeymoon ii a ,o!ida/ :or a ne-!/ arried coup!e
c altar ii a tab!e used in cereonies at c,urc,es or ot,er re!igious bui!dings
d confetti iii sa!! pieces o: co!oured paper t,ro-n at a -edding
e veil i a t,in piece o: ateria! covering t,e :ace
f vows iii serious proises
"pea#ing Practice 1 013 inutes2
* Put the class into groups o, ,our.
* Write the ,ollowing 3uestions on the board and ask the to discuss the:
1 What are weddings like in your country?
2 Who makes the lans for the weddings?
! What do eole wear?
" Where do they take lace?
# What is the ceremony like?
$ Where is the recetion normally held?
% What do eole eat?
& Do eole from your country usually go on honeymoon?
* -onduct soe ,eedback to the whole class.
"pea#ing Practice 2 010 inutes2
* Put students into pairs.
* $sk the to talk ,urther:
Describe your own wedding or one you have been to'
(f you are not married) what kind of wedding would you like?
*ive some details and ask each other further questions'
Error Correction and 4eedbac# 03 inutes2
* 4ive the class ,eedback on their speaking during the class.
* Praise good points and give assistance with any coon errors.
* &, tie) ask students to repeat the speaking e+ercises bearing in ind your ,eedback.
C!osure 03 inutes2
* $sk students to coent on soething interesting they discovered during the lesson.
$uthor: Louise Delahay Page 5 o, 00
r: 1atie 2ones.
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Valentine’s Day and Weddings Lesson Plan
Extension Activities
6or ore activities on love and roance look at the resources) ),ic, Corner=) )edding
Lists) &oance and &e!ations,ips 7i, you didn’t do it in the lesson8) E>pressions o: Love)
and E>pressions o: Love Ans-er .e/) )edding P!ans.
$uthor: Louise Delahay Page 0 o, 00
r: 1atie 2ones.

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