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Inventors

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Glog Project on inventions and inventors

Glog Project on inventions and inventors

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  • 1.
  • 2. INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
    ESL PROJECT
    EnglishDepartment
  • 3. INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
    • We are goingtolearn a bit more aboutdailylifeinventions and theirinventors.
    • 4. You are goingtomake a glogaboutaninventionoran inventor.
    • 5. Work in groups of 3-4 membersand makesureeachmember has a definitetask.
    • 6. Due date foryourglogs: 30th April
  • INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
    Obligatory media in yourglog:
    Images: picturesrelatedtoyour inventor and hisinvention.
    Text: write short paragraphsaboutthe inventor.
    Audio: youmusttelltherestthereasonforyourchoice, whatmadeyour inventor famous…
    Video: upload a short video in Englishaboutorrelatedtoyour inventor.
    Link: include a link to a website in Englishaboutyour inventor.
  • 7. INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
    General Guidelines
    You can chooseaninventor oraninventionfromthesitessuggestedoryou can surf the Web onyourown.
    Focusondailylifeinventionsratherthanonwell-knowninventions.
    Do notcopyfromthe Internet or use a translator.
    Surf onlywebpages in English.
    Make use of thestructures and vocabularystudied so far.
    Do not use wordsyoucan’tunderstand.
    Do notincludetoomuchboring data nobodywillread. Be concise and precise.
  • 8. INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
    POSSIBLE CONTENT
    Why did the object first come about? Did someone set out to make it, or did an accident inspire the inventor?
    Through what stages did the object develop? What caused changes in the object over time?
    How did the everyday object in question affect the way people behave?
    What is the economic impact of the object? That is, how many are made each year, and how many people are involved in making it?
  • 9. INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
    EVALUATION
    Your glog will be evaluated on the following aspects:
    Visual aspect: Presentation, originality.
    Use of all the obligatory media: video, audio, text…
    Content: information included in your glog, ability to digest all the data found in your search.
    Use of English: use of structures and vocabulary appropriate to your level.
    Accuracy: correctness in your oral and written texts.
  • 10. INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
    ORAL PRESENTATION
    Youwillpresentyourglog in front of yourclass.
    Speakslowly and clearly.
    Don’treadwhatisalreadywritten.
    Saythereasonforyourchoice.
    Show youhavelearntthingsaboutyour inventor.
    Telltherestthemostimportantinformationaboutyour inventor
    Avoidboring data.
  • 11. INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
    RECOMMENDED WEBSITES
    A to Z inventions
    Inventionsforeverydaylife
    Inventors and Inventions
    Technology and inventions
  • 12. INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
    Checkwhatothershave done and try tooutdothem.
    Jeans
    Thelightbulb
    Thetelescope
    Theautomobile
    Thebestglogswillbedisplayed in theHighSchool
    entrance hall.