Sing: Animals Have Got Talent

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 06 January 2017 > Ready to Use

In this A1 towards A2 article, your students will read about Sing (Tous en scène), the recent American computer-animated musical directed by Garth Jennings and produced by Illumination Entertainment, with the voices of Matthew McConaughey and Scarlett Johansson among other famous actors.

Set in a world inhabited only by animals, it centres around a music competition in a theatre based on the principle of TV programmes like Britain’s Got Talent. This worksheet can be used as a single unit of work or as part of a broader scheme including work on the Sing trailer and leading to the creation of a role-play called, "Our class has got talent".

Vocabulary and structures:

  • The –ing form
  • Modals (can/can’t, must/mustn’t, will/won’t)
  • Numbers
  • Expressing purpose

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