Great TED Talks illuminate an idea. Sometimes, they do it while making you laugh. These talks will bring a smile to your face.
Go to TED, choose a talk you are interested in and watch it. If necessary, activate English (!) subtitles and / or the “interactive transcript”. As usual prepare a short talk.
Go to the wordlist New words in the dictionary and study it. If you don’t see any list, click on ‘See My Wordlists’. Then choose your FIVE favourite new words. Study their entries (with example sentences), learn them, write them down and bring them next lesson.
Imagine you wanted to make a short film about someone’s “bad day at the office”. What scenes / events would you choose and how would you film them?
Now go to Vimeo and watch the film. As usual prepare a short talk about it.
Go to this BBC website, choose an interesting podcast and listen to its first ca. 15 minutes – YES you may listen also to the rest.
As usual take notes and prepare a short talk, so that you can tell your fellow students about your podcast next lesson.
Go to this website, scroll down to “Peter Piper” and memorize it. Click on its title to listen to it (in a new tab). Choose TWO more tongue twisters and memorize them.
Go to the TED Radio Hour website and browse through the “past shows”. Choose one that you are interested in and listen to about the first 15 minutes – yes, you may listen to the rest of the programme
As usual prepare a short talk.
Study this text until “Variations […] Sonnet’s Cell” – of course it is NOT forbidden to study the rest, too HW Learning the Sonnet weiterlesen