MODULE
Lesson 27 Distance learning
1. Which words come to your mind when you hear a phrase "distance learning"?(nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs)
1. Which words come to your mind when you hear a phrase "distance learning"?(nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs)
2. Look at the photo of Jim. Complete the questions about him.
2. Look at the photo of Jim. Complete the questions about him.
  1. Where does he come from?
  2. _____ live?
  3. _____ live with?
  4. _____ do before he retired?
  5. When _____ leave school?
  6. What _____ studying?
  7. How many children _____ have?
  8. What _____ do next year?
Where does he come from? _____ live? _____ live with?...
Listen to Jim and answer the questions.
Listen to Jim and answer the questions.
3. We are going to read a text but before you read tell me which advantages and disadvantages of distance learning you know.
3. We are going to read a text but before you read tell me which advantages and disadvantages of distance learning you know.
4. Read the text. Which pros and cons didn't you mention?
4. Read the text. Which pros and cons didn't you mention?
Answer the questions:
Answer the questions:
  1. Which methods refer to distance learning?
  2. Where can people study?
  3. Who is online learning good for?
  4. Is the program of distance learning very different from on-campus programs?
  5. What can students miss if they choose online education?
  6. Why is discipline so important if you study online?

 

Which methods refer to distance learning? Where can people study?...
6. Look at the highlighted words in the text. Can you explain them?
6. Look at the highlighted words in the text. Can you explain them?
7. Video. Watch this video and write down 7 misconceptions about Distance Learning.
7. Video. Watch this video and write down 7 misconceptions about Distance Learning.
7 Common Misconceptions About Distance Learning
7 Common Misconceptions About Distance Learning
Duration (m)
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Watch again and listen to explanations about each misconceptions.
Watch again and listen to explanations about each misconceptions.
8. How to agree and disagree politely. Complete the box with the correct headings in the correct places(A-E)
8. How to agree and disagree politely. Complete the box with the correct headings in the correct places(A-E)
9. Look at the following quotes about learning. Do you agree or disagree with them? Why? Explain your opinion.
9. Look at the following quotes about learning. Do you agree or disagree with them? Why? Explain your opinion.
10. There are some websites which teach us something unusual. Read this text and find out what you can learn to do online
10. There are some websites which teach us something unusual. Read this text and find out what you can learn to do online
Would you like to attend any of these courses?
Which of these activities do you find difficult to learn? Why?
11. Look at these useful phrases
11. Look at these useful phrases
12. Use the expressions above to talk about pros and cons of punishments at schools
12. Use the expressions above to talk about pros and cons of punishments at schools
  • ·        Fines
  • ·        community works
  • ·        expulsion from school

 

·        Fines ·        community works ·        expulsion from school  
Thank you for the lesson!
Thank you for the lesson!
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