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Teatro interactivo en inglés para niños en colegios y escuelas infantiles
/Interactive theatre in English for kids in schools and kindergartens
Cowboy Crazy
ACTIVE VOCABULARY AND STRUCTURES (production): Greetings: Howdy! (Cowboy language that means “Hello”: other variations are: Howdy Cowdy! = Hello, Cowboy/ Cowgirl; Howdy doody!) Personal Information: Students are asked simple questions about themselves: What’s your name? How old are you? Do you like…? Can you…? Are you happy?  etc. General Knowledge: Students may be asked simple general knowledge questions on topics like History, Geography or Music with Who? Where? What? etc. These questions vary with each show, and each level. The students are not necessarily supposed to know the “correct” answer, but we hope they can understand the questions. Fruit and vegetables: the sheriff in our story doesn’t like guns and uses fruit and vegetables as substitutes: bananas, eggplants (American English for aubergines); lettuces; carrots etc.. Students may want to talk about their “weapons”: My banana doesn’t work… Where should I put my eggplant? etc.  Asking for things: I’ll have + something e.g.: I’ll have a glass of milk. Tongue Twister: “How now brown cow” STRUCTURES AND VOCABULARY THAT WE PRESENT FOR RECOGNITION: Instructions: students will have to follow instructions in order to get on their horses, e.g: Lift your right leg up/down; Get on the horse / Get off the horse; Bend your knee! Swing it around; etc. Horse riding: walk, trot, canter, gallop Body parts and clothes: He wore a black hat on his head – shirt, pants, boots, scarf, underwear …  head, face, body legs, feet, knees Possessive pronouns: His money! Her money! Their money! Our money! My money! Your money? Verbs: Some of the verbs used are: rob – robbed; point (Don’t point those guns at me!)… fire or shoot (a gun)… carry (a gun)… hold (the horse’s neck); follow (the star); dig (a hole); miss – missed (the bullet missed me); squeeze (the banana); bleed… ask (them); tell (me)  Phrasal verbs: Get on/off; lift up/down; put away; scare away; get (the money) back Obligation and negative obligation: A cowboy  has to speak Texan; You can’t have guns; Miscelaneous Vocabulary: Sheriff, deputy, bank, bank robber, bank robbery, money, guns, bullet, badge, saloon, cemetery, shovels Miscelaneous Cowboy Vocabulary: Yippie yi Ohhhhh, Yippie yi Yaaaaay (Cowboy language – used here to express surprise, admiration etc.)… I ain’t = I’m not (variations are he aint; we aint; you aint etc.)