Target Structure: First Conditional
Lesson Topic: Superstitions
Duration: 1 hour – 1.5 hours
You will have bad luck if a black cat crosses your path. If you walk under a ladder, something will fall on your head. Let’s use these superstitions to teach our students to use the first conditional. In this lesson, students will learn the origins of some common superstitions around the world, then they will take a look at some other concepts like The Butterfly Effect and Murphy’s Law.
- If a black cat crosses your path, you will have bad luck.
- If you swallow an apple seed, a tree will grow from your stomach.
- to prevent
- to pass away
- to transform
- to continue
- to disguise
- to create
- Superstitions (Warm up conversation)
- Match the Superstitions (Grammar introduction and practice)
- Origin Stories (Vocabulary and reading)
- The Butterfly Effect (grammar practice)
- Murphy’s Law (Speaking and grammar practice)
- Extra Activity