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COMPUTERS

Part 1: work on a video

 

  • Ex 1: multiple choice exercise - INTERACTIVE : Watch a video and answer the questions. Take notes to write a brief introductory paragraph about the video.

 

  • Ex 2: sequencing - INTERACTIVE: re-order the sentences so as to write a chronological description of the events.

 

  • Ex3: writing - IN YOUR NOTEBOOK: re-write the chronological description of events into a simple paragraph (avoid repetitions, use sequencers )
  • exples of sequencers to use: first, at the beggining, then, suddenly, after that, eventually, finally, in the end, etc...

     

  • Ex 4: Summarizing - FOR YOUR TEACHER - Sum up the story using the "Framed character / plot chart " : Somedy...wanted...but...so

    Example

SOMEBODY

John

WANTED

to build a house

BUT

he didn’t have wood

SO

he went to the store to buy some.

YOUR SUMMARY

SOMEBODY

....

WANTED

....

BUT

....

SO

....

 

Chart from http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/readquest/pdf/swbs.pdf


Part 2 : online reading and listening activities

 


  • Reading or Listening comprehension: Computer virus

    Grammar focus: present simple - past simple

 

  • Reading or listening comprehension: Computers and girls

    Grammar focus: comparative and superlative