HASSANīS UNSUAL HOBBY
The 1st 45-minute-lesson (of 2) on the topic My Favourite Hobbies -- Reading Comprehension for Upper Elementary and Lower intermediate students
"The Media" - a 90-minute lesson (or 2 45m-lessons) to introduce the TasK on this topic for Upper Intermediate or Lower advanced Students
Isobelīs hobbies (Simple Present) - Reading Comprehension leading to Writing
LEISURE AT HOME - PICTIONARY
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES - multiple choice (B&W included)
LEISURE AT HOME - EXERCISES
HASSAN'S UNUSUAL HOBBY
READ THE FOLLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY:
Hassan has a very interesting hobby.
collects tropical fish! His bedroom has a gigantic aquarium all around the wall. He has been collecting fish since he was four. His first fish was an Angel fish. The only problem is that
can eat smaller fish. Hassan has visited a lot of different countries like Australia to dive in the beautiful weather there. He has always loved the ocean. Now, hes fourteen. He has had his big aquarium for three years, since he was eleven.
Last year when Hassan was in Caribbean for his holiday, he saw sharks when he was diving. He wants to have an aquarium
he can keep one or two small sharks, but its quite difficult in England. He works as a volunteer at the aquarium of his local zoo. There he can feed the big fish. He hasnt fed the sharks yet, because he is too young.
ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS
ACCORDING TO THE TEXT.
1. What does Hassan collect?
2. Where does he have a huge aquarium?
3. Where did he see big sharks when he was diving?
4. Can he feed sharks now?
B- SAY WHETER THESE STATEMENTS ARE
TRUE OR FALSE
1. Hassan has a boring hobby.
2. He spends all his holidays in England.
3. He helps in the zoo in the Caribbean.
4. He wants to have small sharks at home.
WHAT / WHO
DO THE UNDERLINED
WORDS REFER TO
FROM THE TEXT WHICH
MEAN THE SAME AS
A glass home for fish
Work without receiving any money
Give food to an animal
E - REWRITE THESE SENTENCES IN THE NEGATIVE FORM:
1. Hassan has a very interesting hobby.
Hassan hasnt a very interesting hobby
Hassan has not a very interesting hobby
Hassan not a very interesting hobby
collects tropical fish!
He doesn't collects tropical fish
He don't collect tropical fish
He doesn't collect tropical fish
3.His bedroom has a gigantic aquarium all around the wall.
His bedroom hasn' a gigantic aquarium all around the wall
His bedroom hasn't a gigantic aquarium all around the wall
His bedroom not has a gigantic aquarium all around the wall
4. His first fish was an Angel fish.
His first fish not was an Angel fish
His first fish wans't an Angel fish
His first fish wasn't an Angel fish
5. He wants to have an aquarium.
He wantsn't to have an aquarium
He wants not to have an aquarium
He doesn't want to have an aquarium