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