Tier 3 Activity 3 – Use metaphor in conversation

Unit 1
Speaking
Tier 3
Activity 3
Describes a situation
S3.3.4

S3.3.4 Speak a metaphor that describes a situation

Hi and welcome to Unit 1 Tier 3 Activity 3. Please follow the button below for the next part of the activity.

This activity involves using metaphor to describe situations and feelings.

Using metaphor can be difficult to get right. Using the metaphors from the song we can respond to situations. Try to pick the right metaphor for each prompt. Check your answer using the flipbox below.

Metaphor list 

turned up out of the blue

time flies

don’t hide from the light

your dreams came true

Prompt

Three hours went by quickly

Prompt

I finally got the girl I was chasing

Prompt

Where did that car come from?

Prompt

I was trying to avoid you

Three hours went by quickly

Time flies

I finally got the girl I was chasing

your dreams came true

Where did that car come from?

turned up out of the blue

I was trying to avoid you

don’t hide from the light

Next
  • Introduction – 1 min
  • Speak metaphors from the song- 7 min
  • Use metaphor in conversation – 7 min
  • Speak a metaphor that describes a situation from a list – 7 min

  • Assessment – Describe a situation using a metaphor – 7 min
  • Conclusion – self rating of activity enjoyment, motivation, usefulness – 1 min
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