Weekend EFL Class – Expressions for Weekend Classes (Topic – Being Late)
Icebreaker: Introduce the expression jaunt to the student.
Jaunt has the same meaning with outing. It means a short trip and journey that you do to enjoy and have fun.
Ask the question: Are you having a relaxing jaunt this weekend?
Ask the following follow-up questions:
- What do you usually do to reduce/relieve stress?
- Do you have any old hobbies that you feel like doing again?
- What fun things did you use to do that you don’t enjoy doing anymore?
Move on to your topic: Being Late
Ask the following questions:
- Have you ever been late to work?
- Oh, tell me what happened.
- How does your boss deal with late employees?
- What is the penalty for tardiness?
- How do you think should employees be disciplined for tardiness?
- What do you think is a good motivation to have more early bird employees?
- Correct your student’s grammar and pronunciation error.
- Give your feedback.
You may also introduce a new idiom related to the topic. For instance, beat the clock.
Idiom: Beat the Clock – It means you have to finish your work quickly before the deadline.
Example: Oh, no! The power went out just when I was trying to beat the clock!
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