Go to IDEAS.TED.COM. First choose a category (TECH, WE HUMANS etc.) and then a text that interests you. Take notes and prepare a short talk for next lesson.
Go to Big Think and choose a topic / video that you are interested in. If necessary activate English subtitles by clicking on the cog (Zahnrad = Einstellungen). Take notes and prepare a short talk for next lesson about “your” video.
Watch the following video. Click on the cog (Zahnrad = Einstellungen) to activate English subtitles. Stop the video, whenever Krauss uses important words / phrases that you don’t understand and look them up in the OALD and, if necessary, Franks Wörterbuch. As usual take notes and prepare a short talk. “HW Teaching Creationism Is Child Abuse” weiterlesen
Go to the website of the Academy of Achievements. Scroll to the bottom of the page (“Browse … quotes by achiever last name”) and choose an “achiever” you are interested in. Have a look at their biography and their interview. As usual prepare a short talk about “your” achiever.
Go to Wanted Adventure and watch THREE videos that you are interested in. As usual take notes so that you can tell your classmates about „your“ videos.
Watch this talk by Cynthia Breazeal. If necessary activate English subtitles or read her talk with the help of the transcript. As usual take notes and prepare a short talk.
Watch the following short film (if possible „full screen“): “HW From the Future with Love” weiterlesen
Choose FIVE aphorisms you like, write them down, MEMORIZE them and think about why you like them. Bring your list to class.
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If you like you may watch the amusing talk / performance How Can Aphorisms Change Your Life?