Visual English 1
Unit 17
What can you do?


πŸš€ “Can You Fly?” is a dynamic unit for young ESL students exploring movement verbs and capabilities of humans and animals.


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This unit not only teaches about physical actions but also enhances conversational skills, allowing young learners to articulate what they and different animals can or cannot do. Ready to jump, run, and maybe even pretend to fly? Let’s dive into action! 🌟

πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ Running, Walking, Swimming, and Flying: Learn about different modes of movement and which creatures can perform them.
πŸ§—β€β™€οΈ Climbing and Jumping: Discuss which animals and humans can climb and jump, and in what contexts these actions occur.
Describing Physical Capabilities:
✈️ Asking and Answering Can/Cannot Question: Focus on constructing sentences to ask and answer questions about capabilities, like “Can a fish swim?” or “Can a dog fly?”
πŸ€” Likes and Dislikes Regarding Activities: Engage students in expressing their preferences about different physical activities.
Interactive Learning Activities:
πŸ–ΌοΈ Matching Animals to Actions: A fun matching activity where students link animals to their correct actions, such as a fish swimming or a bird flying.
🎭 Action Role Play: Students act out different actions, helping to cement their understanding of verbs and capabilities.
Engaging ESL Conversations:
πŸ—£οΈ Discussing Abilities: Encourage students to talk about what they can do and compare it with the abilities of different animals.
πŸ’ Animal Capabilities Discussion: Deepen understanding by discussing why certain animals can perform specific actions and others cannot.
Fun Activities:
🎨 Draw and Describe: Students draw an animal performing an action and describe it using the vocabulary learned.
πŸ… Physical Activity Simulation: Simulate different movements like hopping, skipping, and crawling to relate physically to the verbs learned.