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Monday, November 22, 2010

List 1.1.


List1- Life’s achievements
List1.1. Explore achievement.org  website                     3-4-5  level                20-30 min

GOAL. To get to know an excellent listening resource where you can discover that language learning can be at your hand.

LEAD IN             Resource:  http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/pagegen/index.html
TASK 1. Go to the screen of the above page and answer the following questions.
Q1. Copy the name of the achievers they offer on the screen. …………………………..……
Q2. Click the arrow on the right side and copy A) the next three achievers and B) their field of work.
a1) name ………………………………………..            b1) ………………………………
a2) name ………………………………………..            b2) ………………………………
a3) name ………………………………………..            b3) ………………………………

LANGUAGE PRACTICE
Explore three sections of the Academy news in the 2006 International Summit (audio recordings).
             [ or in their page: http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/pagegen/brochure/p3.html ]
TASK 2.  Start listening President Clinton and Bono in a question-and-answer session with 200 students from around the world. Do the following things:
Q1. Bono introduces his question to Clinton with a long speech (1 minute). Copy the first words:
“I agree with the President, ................................................the scholars, ........................................... ..........................are here as .............................................. I want to ask ............................................”
Q2. Bono agrees with him in the long range. What about? ..................................................................
Q3. What is the idea of his aquestion: “Is that in the best....? .................................................................
Q4. Copy the first words from Clinton: “Let me ....................................................................................

TASK 2.  The most successful motion picture director of all time, Steven Spielberg is given the first turn to speak.
Q1. Copy his first sentence after “Oh, George [Lucas], young ..............,  .............................................
Q2. Why did he do all his work?                       ..........................................................................................
Q3. What was his main plan for life/work?              ... .......................................................................................

TASK 3.  Listen to Steve jobs, founder of Apple Computers, and a also a precocious achiever in 1982!
Q1. Copy his first words:  Good afeternoon, ..................................................................................
Q2. How formal is he addressing the audience? .........................
Q3. How does the audience react to him?................................................
Q4. Copy one of the key ideas in his speech:...........................................................................
List1.1. Life’s achievements                                    KEY-

TASK 1. Go to the screen > open it changes every time (last day there were Rosa Parks, George Luckas, . 

TASK 2. Bono .
Q1.“I agree with the President, we want to hear, the people that are here as the Academy’s guests ,
Q2. In the long range, cooperation will bring peace.
Q3. Is that in the best interest of the United States and in the long range
Q4. Let me answer in a way that is not confrontational as you asked it.

TASK 2.  Spielberg
Q1. “Oh, George [Lucas], young we were, like the students who are watching as today..
Q2. eam his living
Q3. He had NO plan at all.

TASK 3.  Steve Jobs
Q1.  Good Afternoon. Everone here’s probably been sitting all afternoon
Q2.  informal mostly
Q3.  laughing, clapping, being involved and rejoicing at his remarks.
Q4.  To innovate means make new connections, so we need to widen our experiences.



FOLLOW UP. 
It is interesting to know that all the audioclips can be downloaded.

For teachers:
You can also buy DVD materials on 12 specialised fields (see below) with some additional material for classes at a great price  http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/giftshop/init/sae

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