Activity 1 “What are comic strips?”
Interactive cloze text Exercise: What are comic strips? Extracted from wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comic_strip
Activity 2 Fill in the gaps of the file about Cartoon characters
Activity 3 Who are the top ten cartoon characters?
Activity 4 “My hero”
Think about someone you consider a hero and write about him/her and make a powerpoint/impress presentation.
Don´t forget to include: WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN AND WHY?
1. Who is your hero?
2. What has your hero done?
3. Where does your hero live?
4. When did your hero live?
5. Why is this person important to you? How has your hero made a difference in your life?
Insert photographs, search for webpages, videos etc... to illustrate your presentation.
Activity 5 Create a page on the project “ My hero, celebrate the best of humanity”
Steps to follow:
1- Go to :http://www.myhero.com/go/home.asp
2- Then read about other people´s hero
3- After read the tutorial to create a page on the project
4- Finally, create your page at the project “my hero” section http://www.myhero.com/myhero/go/create/
PRE-TASK ACTIVITIES (Task guide)
Activity 1 “ Vocabulary revision”: Clothing
Revise clothes and complements and say what you are wearing
Activity 2 "Revision Fashion" Words related to fashion
Activity 3 Description of clothes
Adjective order to describe clothes
1 Size 2 Shape 3 Colour 4 Pattern 5 Origin 6 Fabric 7 Noun
Example: a long fit pink checked Italian cotton dress
Activity 3 Clothing description
Choose fashion photographs (magazines or cuttings) and write a description of what the models are wearing using the charts on the right.
Activity 4 Reading comprehension
Read about world fashion industry and find the following information in the text extract from wikipedia.
1. Name the main fashion cities in the 6 countries
2. Name a designer from each country
3. Give an adjective that best describes fashion in each country
Activity 5 Design a a fashion book with the fashion trends you prefer and say why
Use a text document with images or a powerpoint/impress presentation to show it. Include photopraphs of the models and your comments on them.
Men and women
Photo by visulogik
Activity 1 Modal verbs revision (can, could, be able to)
- LOOK AT THE EXAMPLE:
Voting rights- Women can vote now but they couldn´t vote 80 years ago.
- Now make up sentences to compare the reality of women in the present and women´s life in the past regarding these issues:
reproduction rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, voting rights, domestic violence, sexual violence
Activity 2 Past tenses revision (Past simple, past perfect, present perfect)
Read this text and answer the questions:
When my grandmother was young, women just got married, stayed at home and took care of their children. It had always been like that ; throughout history many women have fought against that situation and it has already changed but there´s still a lot to do: the female genital cutting in Sudan or the “glass ceiling” in Western countries are an example of that.
Activity 3 “An interview to a grandmother”
Interview your grandmother about her past . Writing tips:
You should ask about these past topics (2 for each topic) : eg How many members were there in your family? Did you live with your parents, brothers/sisters or did other relatives live with you at home?
Nature and environment
Activity 1 Environment Vocabulary
Match the words and the environmental topics: AIR, ECOSYSTEMS, HEALTH AND SAFETY, WASTE AND RECYCLING, CONSERVATION, WATER
A) air pollution, acid rain, climate change, global warming, ozone layer, uv radiation, climate change (____________)
B) drinking water, waste water, ground water, water pollution., oil spills (______?
C) endangered species, energy conservation, soil conservation and water conservation (____________)
D) coral reefs, ecological indicators, forenst habitats, watersheds, wetlands (__________)
E) hazardous waste, reclycling, solid waste, superfund (___________)
F) asthma, lead, mercury, pesticides, radon, sun protection (____________)
Activity 2 Scavenger hunt: Recycling in UK
Click on the above address and find: