Four Skills Intermediate News Reading Comprehension Riddles Running Dictation

Jobs Running Dictation

This is a running dictation activity for beginning or pre-intermediate EFL/ESL learners. In this activity students will work with vocabulary  related to types of jobs. This is a great four skills activity that incorporates reading comprehension with a task activity that has kinesthetic movement and interpersonal communication at the core. In this activity there are two different pairs. Pairs who read and write only the Hands sentences and pairs who read and write only the Flower sentences. When finished a team of four students will have 16 total sentences. Once all the sentences are collected students answer the questions on the Questions card. This is a riddle type activity. Once students have collected all the sentence the class is asked what the topic is; jobs. One follow up activity is to ask students to add jobs that are not pictured on the question card. Once students have had a few minutes to add jobs, elicit from the class additional jobs.

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