Task 1.- Talk in pairs about the pros and cons of living in a CITY or COUNTRY LIFE (have a look at vocabulary from unit 5). THESE expressions may help you.
Task 2.- You are expected now to:
1.- join in groups (4/5 people) and choose a current issue to develop (some help could be at the Real World Issues at the end of your book or FASHION (unit 4 from their students book) , TECHONOLOGY/ MOBILE PHONES / IPADS… (unit 6) & TEEN TROUBLES (unit 9)
2.- prepare a class debate (tell me the chosen issue): you must include videos about the issue, documentaries or newspaper articles, images… Remember to add a list with all the vocabulary your classmates might need to talk about it.
When the presentation day arrives, each group will expose its issue WITHOUT SHOWING THE PROS & CONS. Then each member must join a different mini-group and guide them in their debate.
3.- looking for guides to be taken into account in an oral presentation (non-verbal communication, clothes, eye contact, audience proximity…) or when debating
Mobile Phones (do not add the PROS and cons SLIDE as done in this presentation!!)
Choose your issue to prepare a debate in class. LINK
Getting ideas: previous courses – Debates: Useful expressions and vocabulary
Samuel Gabaldón, Víctor Sánchez, Juan Carlos Sánchez, Pablo Mera – Discrimination/Racism/Bullying
Nadia Azam, Paula Sarrió, Zaira Blay, Raquel Muñoz, Gabriele K – Science vs Religion
Román Buj, Gonzalo Llinares, Sara Rocher, Berta Morant – Apple vs Android
Rebeca Vayá, Lucía Suñer, Silvia Suñer and Laia Fuster– Plastic Surgery
Maëva Mauroy, Maria Signes, Irene Torres and Aina Monzo – iPad vs Book
Paula Sanchis & ….??????
Do you fancy singing with Pharrell Williams?
Sit in groups of 4. Two Ss will have a look at the words and the other couple are not allowed to see as they are supposed to guess them. The aim is to describe the words in the first column without using the rest.
Group B (Card for Group A are on Unit 6, 2nd Term)
Football: Ball, team, stadium, players
legs: sport, feet, fingers, for walking
Home: Bathroom, room, bedroom, living room
Means of transports: Car, bicycle, boat, ship
Pencilcase:Pencil, rubber, pen, crayon
Body: Legs, arms, person, movement
Mountain: Tree, flowers,animals, grass
Face: Eyes, ears, hair, mouth
Dictionary: Letters,words, meaning, translate
Colours: Orange, red, blue, green.
Have a look at the following images and answer the questions:
1.- Could you tell your partner the number of countries you can find in UK (United Kingdom)?
2.- What country is each of the images in?
3.- How much is a ticket?
4.- What are the opening hours?
5.- Which one would you like to visit? Why?
2.- Have a look at the following options for your leisure time and discuss your plans with a partner.
3- Sports Listening 1- Listen to the following article and do the exercises to improve your listening skills.
6.- Listening 1- Enter the British Council web and listen to the article about India. Next answer the TASK.
7- Listening 2- Choose one of the articles on the following web and answer the questions.
8.- Colloquial expressions- I’m sure you have always tried to translate some colloquial expressions into English this way:
For if the flies — Por si las moscas
If I have seen you I don’t remember — Si te he visto no me acuerdo
To another thing butterfly — A otra cosa mariposa
But, obviously, they are not correct. Try to look for English expressions on the following web.
Here you are some photos to discuss about with your partner.