Introduction to engineering Click the link to watch the video ‘Is engineering right for me?’ While you’re watching the video, make notes of any words you don’t understand. Create a word document called ‘Is engineering for me?’
Collaboration Compare your notes of difficult words with at least two more students in the group. With the help of fellow-students, add a vocabulary list to your document, with definitions in a table. Like this: Word Definition
Share and edit Share vocabulary list with other groups. Revise and edit your vocabulary list. Save to your folder called ‘English for Engineering’, in portfolio either online or offline.
Take notes and assess content Watch again. Click the link: ‘Is engineering right for me? Take notes on: What points are made to promote engineering as an interesting career choice? Do you agree with the points made in the video? Add any points you think are missing.
Write response Write your response to the questions to the video in your document ,‘Is engineering right for me?’ Save your document in your online or offline portfolio
Discussion Share your ideas from the questions about the video with a small group first, and then the whole group. Give feedback on other contributions. The whole group should agree on the 5 most important points that makes engineering a good career choice.
Revise reflective document After the discussion. Return to the notes you made about the video after you had watched it again. Read through them again.
Revise reflective document(cont.) Revise what you have written, and add points discussed with the group. Make sure to respond to points discussed in the group that you agree or disagree with; both kinds should be covered. Save the document in your folder ‘English for engineering’.