Covered in the Lesson
Listen again to the camera's message
30th NovemberMagazine pp4-5; 6, nºs 1-5; 7-9; p7, nºs 1-5.
gap fill and
Jump for Joy emotion
Big Brother is Watching You privacy
Do p5 MyPractice 5 & 6; p7 MyPractice 7.
16th & 23rd NovemberCovered by my colleague(s) as I am ill.
|Essay: The positive and negative impact of technology on our society.|
9th NovemberBrochure presentation.
Second magazine, Big Brother given out.
and answer these questions:
Speak for 3 minutes; record yourself and bring your phone or a pen drive to class next week.
To what extent are we under surveillance in contemporary society? Is this necessary or desirable? How should government deal with this? What can individuals do to guard their privacy?
Other dystopian novels:
Aldous Huxley Brave New World
Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 451
[George Orwell's 1984 features in the first lesson of the second magazine.]
26th OctoberExample brochures:
Reading: answer questions by looking at the brochures attached to the wall.
Design brochure for a teen retreat, working in groups of 3.
Writing types handout. Short article about Brexit songs.
|Keep in touch with your group via social media, and bring completed final version of brochure to next class in 2 weeks.|
19th OctoberLanguage in Action
Write own manifesto in groups of 3, then present it to the class.
Look through these manifestos in more detail:
12th OctoberSeven Happy Habits: Reading p2-3 of the magazine.
Look at 10 letters and complete information about them.
One group watch and find answers to questions about what makes people happy. The other group find examples of what has made you happy recently. Then regroup and exchange information.
OX game with used in thank you letters.
Write draft thank you letter of your own, c200 words.
|After a few days, re-read your draft and make a final copy to hand in next class.|
28th Septemberused in the running dictation today.
we focused on.
: helpful suggestions.
Brainstorm topic: Happy Place for eventual essay. Just first ideas today.
Speaking: getting to know each other; questions about life topics.
Review the brainstorming notes you made on the Happy Place essay.
Review the vocabulary and imagery from the two texts studied in class.
|Learn about a class on happiness|
|Watch a video|
|Check out the World Happiness Report|
|Learn more about Bhutan and how they measure happiness|
|Research features of good surveys|
|Make an online questionnaire|
|Learn more about the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four|
|Learn more about Edward Snowden|
|Research some recent leaks|
|Read about a famous spy listening station|
|Find out more about mass surveillance|
|Get some debating tips|