Back English Motivation Look at the activities on the paper and answer the questions with your partner. (For activity 3, copy the list into your notebook.) If you have time: EITHER: Write some notes about your most interesting discussions for other students to read when they have finished. OR: Make some notes about activities 1 or 5 and give them to me to help me improve my lessons.Based on page one of: http://www.tefl.net/esl-lesson-plans/TP_Motivation.pdf
Back Try Something New1. Before you watch: 3. After you watch:If somebody wanted to Do you agree with Matt’schange something in ideas?their life, what advice Do you think his suggestion would workwould you give them? for you? What would you like to2. Click on the link to try?watch the video:http://www.ted.com/talks/matt_cutts_try_something_new_for_30_days.html
Back Finding MotivationCan you motivate Look at the pictures fromyourself easily? Or do films.you need other people Have you seen any of theseto motivate you? Do films? Do you know theyou find inspiration inquotes, films or books? stories? Do you find films like thisLook at the quotes. motivating or inspiring? Look at the bookDo you think quotes covers.like these are Do you think books likemotivating? these can help people? What is the mostDo you have a inspirational book youfavourite motivational have ever read?quote?
Back Motivational Quotes?From: http://www.inspirational-quotes.info/
Back Motivational Films?Images from Google Image search (copyright remains with image owners)
Back Motivational Books?Images from Google Image search (copyright remains with image owners)
BackThe Science of Motivation (1) Which of these do you think is most important for humans? Put them in order from “most important” to “least important” security of body, of employment, of the family, of health, of propertyconfidence, achieveme creativity, problem- nt, respect of others, solving, morality, lack of respect by others prejudice friendship, family food, water, sleep
BackThe Science of Motivation (2)Compare your order with the diagram.The original version of this diagram was createdby Abraham Maslow in 1953. He thought thatpeople are motivated by needs. Once they haveeverything at the bottom of the pyramid, they willstart to work on the next level, and so on to thetop of the pyramid.Have you heard about this before?What level do you think you are at?Do you agree with Maslow’s theory? How wouldyou change it?
BackMaslow’sHierarchy of NeedsTaken from Wikipedia Commons:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Maslow%27s_Hierarchy_of_Needs.svg
Back What do you think?What do you remember about today’s lesson?Was there anything you had never heardof/thought about before?Will it change how you motivate yourself or howyou think about motivation? Why (not)?Will it change how you try to motivate otherpeople?