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Module 5


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Module 5

  1. 1. Module 5
  2. 2. Vocabulary <ul><li>Lie around -to spend time lying down and not doing anything </li></ul><ul><li>Give somebody a say(in something)- to allow somebody to take part in deciding something </li></ul><ul><li>Put your mind to something-to decide to achieve something by thinking and working very hard at it. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>(do a) crash course in- a course in which you learn all the most important things about a subject in a very short period of time. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a breather- to stop what you are doing for a short time and have a rest. </li></ul><ul><li>Skip- to deliberately miss a lecture or class. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Make an observation about- to make a spoken or written remark about something you have noticed </li></ul><ul><li>(have a) well-rounded education/experience of life – to have an education or experience of life which is very varied and complete </li></ul><ul><li>Deal with- to take action to solve a particular problem or issue </li></ul>
  5. 5. Prom <ul><li>In high school all Juniors & Seniors are invited to go to Prom, a dance to celebrate seniors </li></ul>
  6. 6. SAT / ACT <ul><li>All Juniors & Seniors must take a test called the SAT or ACT. This score tells you where you can go to college. </li></ul>Highest Score: 2400 Lowest Score: 600 Middle 50% of First-Year StudentsPercent Who Submitted ScoresSAT Critical Reading: 690 - 78096% SAT Math: 690 - 79096% SAT Writing: 690 - 78096% ACT Composite: 31 - 3429%
  7. 7. Lockers <ul><li>Most students have their own locker in the hallway of the school. This is where they store their books. Teachers have their own classrooms. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Questions to ask each other <ul><li>If you could learn a new hobby what would you learn? </li></ul><ul><li>What was your favorite cartoon you watched when you were a small child? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you a morning person? Or a Night Owl? </li></ul><ul><li>Did your parents push you to succeed or did they let you figure things out on your own? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Headlines <ul><li>Watching TV is bad for toddlers </li></ul><ul><li>The happiest days of your life </li></ul><ul><li>The early bird catches the worm </li></ul><ul><li>Push Parents help children succeed </li></ul><ul><li>We all have genius within us </li></ul>
  10. 10. Watching TV Programmes <ul><li>(A) Seems to benefit all children up to the age of 16 </li></ul><ul><li>(B) is particularly beneficial for 2- and 3-year olds. </li></ul><ul><li>(C) is good for toddlers whatever the programme </li></ul>
  11. 11. According to Dutch scientists, the children’s stress disorders are probably mainly caused by <ul><li>(a) the inability to sleep </li></ul><ul><li>(b) problems at school </li></ul><ul><li>(c) being separated from their parents. </li></ul>
  12. 12. According to the Richard Roberts, ‘evening types’ do better in intelligence tests because.. <ul><li>(a) they sleep more </li></ul><ul><li>(b) of their genetic inheritance </li></ul><ul><li>(c) they did the tests in the evening. </li></ul>
  13. 13. According to Matthew Melmed, the best way for parents to help their children would be.. <ul><li>(a) to enroll them in extra classes </li></ul><ul><li>(b) to spend more time with them </li></ul><ul><li>(c) to put less pressure on them </li></ul>
  14. 14. It appears that the ‘brain zapper’ <ul><li>(a) has only been successful in some cases. </li></ul><ul><li>(b) had a negative effect generally. </li></ul><ul><li>(c) is useful for teaching young children </li></ul>
  15. 15. Guessing Meaning from Context <ul><li>#1 – derive </li></ul><ul><li>#2 – fill in, subjected to </li></ul><ul><li>#3-expectant, a plethora </li></ul><ul><li>#4-beset with </li></ul><ul><li>#5- In the meantime, a hard time </li></ul>
  16. 16. More practice <ul><li>#1- Impact </li></ul><ul><li>#2- Scores </li></ul><ul><li>#3-Rife </li></ul><ul><li>#4- Peers </li></ul><ul><li>#5- depicted </li></ul>
  17. 17. Questions to ask… <ul><li>Which research did you find most surprising? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think any of the findings might be dubious? (difficult to believe) </li></ul><ul><li>Are the trends described in articles 3&4 happening in your country too?? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Life Skills <ul><li>Difference between </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gimnazium & Technical Schools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Were you taught practical skills at school?! </li></ul>
  19. 19. What are some practical skills??
  20. 20. Listening.. Person #1 Person #2 Person #3 Person #4 Person #5 Person #6 Person #7 Person #8 Person #9
  21. 21. Let’s Talk <ul><li>What skills should be put into Hungarian schools?? </li></ul><ul><li>Which ones already exist? </li></ul><ul><li>In your group, write a proposal as to why this skill should be put into the school system. How can it benefit the student, the family, the country? </li></ul><ul><li>Present it to the Class. </li></ul>