Warmer: Easter word search – find 8 words. They all have to do something with Easter. (pair work) ERBO INYC GAACWON I GBSPR ING S IKT IPUA MLEREOBT AVTODRUF CH ICKENY LYADNUSD
Warmer: Easter word search – the key: ERBO INYC GAACWON I GBSPR ING S IKT IPUA MLEREOBT AVTODRUF CH ICKENY LYADNUSD
Pre-reading task: Expectations The recipe for today is Hot Cross Buns. The English eat them on Good Friday. What ingredients do you expect to find? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Pre-reading task: Expectations Expected answers: flour yeast sugar salt milk water spices oil
Listening Students listen to an on Easter tradition in the UK. Before that the teacher writes the following words on the board: Pancake Day Lent Good Friday Easter Sunday After listening students focus on the recipe.
Reading: Hot Cross Buns Ingredients For yeast mixture: 1 tablespoon dried yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 50ml milk 150ml warm water 100g flour
For the buns: 350g flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 50g sugar 50g butter 1 egg 25g currants 40g mixed peel
Instructions Pour the warm milk and the warm water into a bowl. Add the sugar, yeast and 100g of flour. Leave for 20 minutes in a warm place. Sift 350g of flour, 50g of sugar, salt, mixed spice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Beat the egg. Add the butter and the egg to the yeast mixture. Add the flour mixture, the currants and the mixed peel.
Stir the mixture well. Knead the dough with your hands for 10 minutes. Divide the dough into 12 pieces. Place the buns on a baking tray. Cover the buns with a towel. Leave in a warm place for 45 minutes. Cut a cross on the top of each bun with a knife. Put the buns in the oven (190°C). Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
Comprehension activity Jumbled sentences (pair work) The task: rearrange the sentences in chronological order. a) Knead the dough well. b) Prepare yeast mixture. c) Melt the butter. d) Cut a cross on top before baking. e) Beat the egg. f) Sift the flour and add the spices.
g) Mix the flour, yeast, egg and butter. h) Cover and keep in warm. i) Divide the dough into 12 pieces. j) Bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 190°C.
Focus on verbs Students pull the strips of paper out of a hat. Each strip has one verb written on it. The student has to mime the verb written on the strip he/she has drawn. The rest of the class guess the verb.
Speaking Students are put into 3 groups. Each group has to say something about our tradition/customs and the food we eat at: Group A – Easter Group B – Christmas Group C – Patron Saints Day (Slava) Teacher monitors and helps the students with the language. Group leaders report back after 5 minutes.
Writing Students are put into 2 groups. They write a reply to Anns . They should write about our tradition including a recipe for: group A: Cesnica group B: Slava Cake
Homework Be creative and make your own special buns adding spices, nuts and fruits. Make sure you bring them to class so that we can all enjoy eating them.