Unit 6 : Favorite Mobile App English Lesson
Unit 6: Favorite Mobile App
- Teach English learners how to talk about their favorite mobile apps on a tablet or smart phone.
- ESL/EFL learners will learn basic adjectives to describe the feeling of using a mobile app, and to use the present progressive to talk about actions they are carrying out on apps.
- Build vocabulary by associating certain action verbs with different mobile apps in this English lesson.
- Give basic instructions on how to use an app using action verbs that are specific to the mobile app use context.
Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps
Dad is taking Lisa and Freddie out for a car ride across town when he hears them chatting about their favorite apps. Lisa and Freddie like music and gaming apps. Dad says he likes the news app but Lisa quickly declares her dislike for boring news apps.
|drag and drop|
App verb collocation
|music app||listen to songs|
|music app||find music in the stores|
|game app||play games|
|game app||learn how to do many things|
|news app||read the news|
|news app||watch news reports|
|mapping app||find a location|
|1. News apps are boring.|
|2. Gaming apps are more fun.|
|3. What's your favorite app?|
|4. The game app is my favorite. It's fun.|
|5. The news app is my least favorite. It's boring.|
|6. What game are you playing?|
|7. I'm playing a game about shapes.|
|8. How do you play the game?|
|9. You tap to match all the squares.|
|10. You drag and drop to make a match.|
Lisa: Freddie, what are you doing?
Freddie: I am playing a game on my tablet.
Lisa: What game are you playing, Freddie?
Freddie: I am playing a shape game.
Lisa: How do you play the game, Freddie?
Freddie: Do you see the shapes on the screen, Lisa?
Lisa: Yes, I see the shapes.
Freddie: You have to match the shapes.
Freddie: You tap all of the squares.
Lisa: Okay. What do I do next?
Freddie: You tap all of the triangles.
Lisa: This is fun, Freddie!
Freddie: Thanks, Lisa. What is your favorite app on the tablet?
Lisa: I like the music app.
Freddie: What do you do on the music app?
Lisa: You pick your favorite kind of music.
Freddie: Does it play the music for you?
Lisa: Yes, and it finds you new music, too.
Freddie: That is really cool, Lisa.
Dad: What are you two doing?
Freddie: We are listening to music on the tablet.
Lisa: The music app is my favorite app.
Dad: Do you know what my favorite app is?
Lisa: No. What is your favorite app, Dad?
Dad: I like the news app.
Freddie: I do not like this app.
Dad: It is my favorite app.
Lisa: It’s boring!
Dad: Well, it is an app for adults.
Freddie: I want to play my game on the app. It is more fun.