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Pets: using hide and reveal to conceal vocabulary in text and image format

Uploaded by Emily Hillier, Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK)


This activity took place in the context of a lesson on learning vocabularly of different types of animals which may be kept as pets. This clip shows the final part of the lesson which allows the learners to revise the vocabulary. In this clip the class is split into two teams: 'team un (1)' and 'team dau (2)'.  Several volunteers from each team were selected to drag the red and green squares to match the image with the corresponding word. The teacher facilitated the activity and kept count of the score for every correct match. 



Target language: Welsh

Resource language: English

Native language of learners: English

Age range: 6+

Language level: A1 - beginner

Educational context: Primary Education

IWB Features: Drag & drop, Hide & Reveal, Image

Teaching methods: Individual activity at IWB, Groupwork

Language area: Reading, Vocabulary

IWB board used: SMART Board

Teacher comment

Playing games is really, really important because it is interesting for the children and they are still learning so it is purposeful. 

Learner comments

Playing the game where we have to match them the animals with the words… you had red squares and green squares... and if you moved a red square you would have to move another square to see if they matched and if they didn’t match then... but if they did match you would leave the colours to the side... because um it’s when guessing where they go... guessing where the pieces go.


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