C ontrast with pictures
Place
But, however, although
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Brainstorm on board
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Blah Blah cinema
clean
crowded
Paradise City
etc.
beautiful
temples
a lot of  pollution
2.
1.
Pic Brainstorm (alone or pairs)                            
nouns         adjectives
mountains            far
wild animals      pretty   etc
Give every student or  every second student
a  picture (scenic or city pics from the "National
Geographic" are best or choose a subject and use the clipart  search box at the bottom of this
page) with a sheet of  blank paper  attached to the bottom. Students write as  many nouns and adjectives as they  can in columns on the paper. Rotate the pics a few times.


3.
Speaking
Model this conversation  and perhaps write cues on the board  to clarify the use of  conjunctions  and words for contrast. Also,
be careful of noun-adjective  confusion.
write these 4 words on the board:  
but      however          though            and

Talk to a student ..hold out the picture
A: What's it  like?..........however
the student must  use the word  "however"
in his  or her reply.
B: There are a lot of wild animals. However,
it's really pretty.
Finally let the students walk round.......