And the voice of the Lord God came to the man, saying, “Where are you?”
And he said, “Hearing your voice in the garden I was full of fear, because I was without clothing: and I kept myself from your eyes.”
Have students or groups race to see who can name the most fruits in English. Perhaps allow two minutes.
Then have students discuss their favorite and least favorite fruits.
Introductory Discussion Questions
Do you know of any foods or drinks that make you think better?
Did you ever eat something that looked good, but then you wished you had not eaten it?
All of us have disobeyed our parents. Do you remember a time when you disobeyed your parents and were afraid? What happened?
Did you ever hide from your parents?
Do you know of any foods or drinks that make it more difficult to think clearly?
Synonym Phrase Matching
Wanted good for food
Full of fear desired
Without clothing delight to the eyes
Match the adjectives with the nouns. Many matches are possible; what matches are not possible (discuss)?
Listening Gap Fill
And when the woman ______ that the tree was good for food, and ___ delight to the eyes, and to be desired to make one ________, she took of its fruit, and gave it ____ her husband…. And there came to them the sound ____ the Lord God walking in the garden in the evening _______: and the man and his wife went to a secret place _________ the trees of the garden, away ________ the eyes of the Lord God.
And the ________ of the Lord God came to the man, saying, “Where are you?”
And he _______, “Hearing your voice ____ the garden I was full of fear, because I was __________ clothing: and I kept myself from your eyes.”
Word Bank Fill in the Blank
And when the woman 1( ) that the tree was good for food, and a delight to the 2( ), and to be desired to make one 3( ), she took of its fruit, and gave it to her husband…. And there 4( ) to them the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the 5( ) wind: and the man and his wife went to a secret place 6( ) the trees of the garden, away from the eyes of the Lord God.
And 7( ) voice of the Lord God came to the man, saying, “8( ) are you?”
And he said, “Hearing your voice in the garden I was full of fear, 9( ) I was without clothing: and I kept myself 10( ) your eyes.”
Pair Work Discussion Questions:
1. What fruits do you think are best to eat?
2. Why do you think the woman gave the fruit to her husband?
3. How does this story make you feel? Why?
4. Do you think they will die?
5. What are some things it is good to fear?
1. What fruits do you think are best to look at?
2. Why do you think the man and woman hid from God?
3. What do you think happens next in the story?
4. What are some things it is not good to fear?
5. Why do people wear clothing?
Have students or groups write a conclusion to the story. Encourage imaginative continuations of the story.
Key Vocabulary: (Chinese Pinyin)
Good for haochu 30
Delight leshi 44
Desired xiangwang 34
Wise zhishide 100
Husband zhangfu 40
Sound shengyin 11
Wind feng 1
Secret Place mimide 440 difang 40
Away from li 2
Voice shengyin 11
Full mande 30
Fear haipa 44
Clothing yifu 10
Antonym Matching: delight-->disappoint / desired-->unwanted / gave-->took / sound-->silence / evening-->morning / secret-->open / fear-->bravery / without-->with /
Synonym Phrase Matching: edible-->good for food / beautiful-->delight to the eyes / wanted-->desired / full of fear-->afraid / without clothing-->naked
Adjective Noun Matching: NOT POSSIBLE?: wise fruit?, sound?, wind?, place?, food? / loud fruit?, place?, food? / evening man? / secret man?, wind?
Listening Gap Fill: saw, a, wise, to, of, wind, among, from, voice, said, in, without
Word Bank Fill in the Blank: 1(b)saw, 2(d)eyes, 3(e)wise, 4(g)came, 5(a)evening 6(j)among, 7(f)the, 8(h)where, 9(i)because, 10(c)from