At the 30th August, Year 7 students learn the unit of Clothing, which referring the relevant phrases and Chinese clothing history. Additionally, together with the teacher(Jasmine) , students also explored the cultural elements of clothing.
Year 7 students master the key phrases through listening, speaking, reading writing tasks and different games. Later, students would have been grouped and required to create a clothing list if they travelled around the world. When students did this activity, the only language that they can use is Chinese.
After enhancing students’ understanding about the key phrases, Year 7 students decorated the classroom as a supermarket. Some children acted as customers, and some of them acted as salespeople. From this bargaining, students learnt the key sentences about buying clothing. In order to engage year 7 students, Jasmine also hold a “Newspaper fashion show”.
Language learning is not just about the functional language, it is more about exploring its cultural elements. Therefore, students were also required to explore the features of Chinese traditional clothing. Finally, students had effectively acquired the language knowledge of this Clothing unit from these various activities.