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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Saint Valentine's Day. Oil and vinegar

 Use this scene as an oral prompt or a writing task prompt.

This short film features a night in the kitchen. Utensils fall in love while the oil bottle feels lonely. The the Modena Vinegar bottle shows up. Wait until after the credits so see the struggle of Mrs. Modena
Materials: short silent video (3minutes)
Level: any as long as student...

Option A) students are  able to explain the story in the past
Option B) students can tell the story using present/ present continuous.
The  outcome will depend on the level of your students. See below for higher level vocabulary
Possible special occasion: Saint Valentine
Useful  upper level vocabulary: Tears, pool of oil, bottle spout, moonshine, cutting board, salt shaker, pitcher, mucus, lonely, wooden salad servers, bouquet/posy, the sink, slippery
Upper level Verbs: cry /weep, rub against, sniff, frolic,pick up, fall in love, hope, shine, reflect on the eyes, slip, sigh, drop, try to climb up

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