Read the questions: "What do you know about Scotland? And the Scottish Games?". Pick out a country, a nationality and a noun that became a proper noun.
Which countries do you associate these games with?
Brainstorm from the title of the chapter.
High: words connected to mountains (example: skiing).
Lands: other words ending in “-land” (example: Scotland).
Highlands Fair Play
Fair: give an example of a fair situation.
Play: other verbs to describe actions in sports (example: run).
Class the words in two categories: the words connected to Scotland and the words connected to Ireland.
Check with this table what you already know.
Today, can you...
talk about the present?
In Scotland, people
Don’t ; instead!
He is wearing and he has
Observe and listen
Match the vocabulary to the definition. Use the image to help you.
Now, label the items on the image.
Listen to the audio guide and fill in the blanks with the missing words.
This image is a poster from designed by . It shows the Highland Games. In the background, we can see a ; this is the “high land”. In the , we can see two men dressed in a type of , called a “kilt”. They are dancing; it seems to be a show or a .
Your friend is going to Scotland. Give him suggestions for his trip.
Food and Drink
Places to visit
Wear a kilt and tartan socks
Let’s have fun
Pick out words starting with the /h/ sound. 💡 Tip: To pronounce the /h/ sound, push the air out, as if you were very tired. Imagine you just climbed a Highland Hill...
Poem about the Highland games
Evelyn A. McMaster, “The Highland Games”
The hills echo with bagpipe tunes, The ‘gathering’ is, in full swing, Tartaned dancers are on stage, Performing, the ‘Highland Fling’.
Now practice saying this riddle: “Hungry Hamish and his horse ate a hundred haggises. If the horse had half, how many haggises did Hamish have?”
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