MODULE
LESSON 23 Stories in the news.
1. Give your answers to the following questions:
1. Give your answers to the following questions:
Listen to Eben and Rachel discussing question 1 in exercise 1 A. Look at the opinions in exercise 1a and note down who agrees with them – Eben, Rachel or both
Listen to Eben and Rachel discussing question 1 in exercise 1 A. Look at the opinions in exercise 1a and note down who agrees with them – Eben, Rachel or both
2. Complete the newspaper headlines (1-6) with the words in the box:
2. Complete the newspaper headlines (1-6) with the words in the box:
3. Match the headlines (1-6) in exercise 2a with the pictures (A-F). Then work in pairs and describe what you think happened in each situation.
3. Match the headlines (1-6) in exercise 2a with the pictures (A-F). Then work in pairs and describe what you think happened in each situation.
4. BBC news bulletin. Let’s watch news about Lady Gaga and answer the questions in the quiz on the right after watching:
4. BBC news bulletin. Let’s watch news about Lady Gaga and answer the questions in the quiz on the right after watching:
The business of being Lady Gaga

Why do you think people are interested in the life of celebrities? Are you interested?

Why do you think people are interested in the life...
5. Let’s talk. Look through the phrases of giving opinion.
5. Let’s talk. Look through the phrases of giving opinion.
Discuss the statement with you teacher. Express the opinion which is true for you:
Discuss the statement with you teacher. Express the opinion which is true for you:
Do the following tasks:
Do the following tasks:

·         You have 30 seconds to list 5 famous cartoon characters

·         You have 20 seconds to list 5 famous TV series

·         You have 1 min to express your opinion about necessity of satellite television

·         You have 30 seconds to name three stories that are in the news at the moment

·         Talk for 1 min about your favourite TV programs

   Talk for 30 seconds about the ways you can get news from

·         You have 30 seconds to list 5 famous cartoon...
6. Video work. Watch the video and do the following exercises:
6. Video work. Watch the video and do the following exercises:
Speakout Upper Intermediate Video Podcast Unit 7 Media
Speakout Upper Intermediate Video Podcast Unit 7 Media
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7. Let’s watch CNN. Look through the vocabulary list before watching. Make sure you understand the following words:
7. Let’s watch CNN. Look through the vocabulary list before watching. Make sure you understand the following words:
8. Watch the video and do the following exercises:
8. Watch the video and do the following exercises:
The House
The House
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·         What is Jonathan Lee Iverson’s profession?

·         What is so special about his house?

·         How many members does his family consist of?

·         How does he feel about such a life?

·         How many shows per year do they have?

·         What the hardest part in living on the train?

·         How do his kids feel about it?

·         Why are they always busy?

·         How does Jonathan feel about his job?

 

 

What do you think of Jonathan’s life? Would you like to live like him? How long can a person enjoy this kind of life?

·         What is Jonathan Lee Iverson’s profession? ·         What is...

Thank you for the lesson!

Thank you for the lesson!
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