LEVEL5: LOW INTERMEDIATE
Andersen’s cautionary tale tells the story of a vain emperor who is deceived not only by two tricksters but also by his own ministers and people for fear of being simple-minded. The story teaches about fashion, conceit, a lack of critical thinking, honesty and values in general.
FOCUS OF THE GAMES:
• reading comprehension with true or false questions
• vocabulary building with definitions
• gap-filling exercise of the summary
IN THE CLASSROOM:
IInitiate a discussion in your class about honesty and white lies. Let your students collect the advantages and disadvantages of being honest using the relevant vocabulary. Elicit personal accountsand experiences.