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AFTER READING THE NOVELS ‘SOLO SAXOPHONE’ OR ‘DOLPHIN MUSIC’, THE STUDENTS WILL HAVE A CONVERSATION IN PAIRS IN WHICH THEY WILL INTERVIEW  EACH OTHER ABOUT THE BOOK THEY HAVE READ.

INTERVIEW YOUR PARTNER ABOUT THE BOOK HE/SHE READ AND ANSWER HIS/HER QUESTIONS, TOO.

ASK HER/HIM THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS AND OTHERS YOU MAY COME ACROSS:

1. WHAT IS THE LAST BOOK YOU READ IN ENGLISH?

2. WHAT GENRE DOES IT BELONG TO?

3. WHERE AND WHEN DOES THIS STORY TAKE PLACE?

4.CAN YOU SUMMARIZE THE PLOT?

5. HOW DOES THE STORY END?

6. WOULD YOU HAVE CHOSEN A DIFFERENT ENDING?

7. WHAT CHARACTER DID YOU LIKE MOST ? WHY?

8. DO YOU THINK THIS BOOK WOULD MAKE A GOOD MOVIE?

9. IF YOU COULD GIVE THE MAIN CHARACTER OF THE STORY A PRESENT THAT HE/SHE WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE, WHAT WOULD YOU GIVE HIM/HER? WHY?

10. WHAT IS YOUR OPINION OF THE BOOK?

11. (HERE YOU CAN INCLUDE ANOTHER QUESTION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOUR PARTNER ABOUT THE BOOK)

12. (HERE YOU CAN INCLUDE ANOTHER QUESTION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOUR PARTNER ABOUT THE BOOK)

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GET READY TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS:

Title: EAT, PRAY, LOVE

Author:

Genre:

Setting – IN WHICH PLACES DOES THIS STORY TAKE PLACE?

AFTER READING THE BOOK, GET READY TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ABOUT IT:

1)         WHEN AND WHERE DOES THE STORY TAKE PLACE?

2)         WHO ARE THE MAIN CHARACTERS? DESCRIBE THE PROTAGONIST IN DETAIL.

3)         WHAT SITUATION(S) DOES THE MAIN CHARACTER HAVE TO GO THROUGH?

4)         WHAT ACTIONS WILL HE/SHE CARRY OUT TO SORT OUT PROBLEMS AND GET HIS/HER OBJECTIVES?

5)         HOW DOES THE STORY END? CAN YOU GET A MORAL OR CONCLUSION FROM THE STORY?

6)         WHAT DID YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT THE BOOK? WHAT DID YOU LIKE THE LEAST?

7)         MENTION SOME NEW WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS YOU LEARNT FROM THIS READING.

8)         IF YOU COULD ASK THE AUTHOR A QUESTION, WHAT WOULD YOU ASK HIM?

9)         WOULD THIS BOOK MAKE A GOOD MOVIE? WHY? WHY NOT? HAVE YOU SEEN IT?

10)     IF YOU COULD GIVE THE MAIN CHARACTER OF THE BOOK A GIFT THAT HE/SHE WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE, WHAT WOULD YOU GIVE HIM/HER? WHY?

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QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BOOK ‘MONEY TREE. THE BUSINESS OF ORGANICS’

ANSWER THE QUESTIONS:

–          BEFORE YOU READ: GET READY! (pages 4 and 5)

–          DO YOU THINK ORGANIC FARMING HAS NEGATIVE ASPECTS? WHY? (page 5)

–          WAS THE USE OF PESTICIDES AND FERTILIZERS MORE BENEFICIAL THAN HARMFUL? WHY? (page 9)

WATCH THE VIDEO: ‘ORGANIC FARMING’ (page 11) AND ANSWER THE QUESTION: WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF EATING LOCALLY GROWN FOOD?

WATCH THE VIDEO: ‘THE LOCAVORE MOVEMENT’(page 15) AND ANSWER THE QUESTION: HOW FAR DO NON-LOCAL PRODUCTS TRAVEL?

ANSWER THE QUESTION:

–          DO YOU BUY ORGANIC PRODUCTS? WHICH PRODUCTS WOULD YOU BE PREPARED TO PAY FOR IF THEY WERE ORGANIC? (page 21)

WATCH THE VIDEO: ‘NEW ORGANIC PRODUCTS’(page 23). WATCH THIS VIDEO ABOUT AN ORGANIC DRINK. WHY IS THIS DRINK THOUGHT TO BE BETTER THAN COFFEE?

ANSWER THE QUESTIONS:

-IS ORGANICS THE WAY FORWARD OR A DEAD END?

– WHICH ARGUMENTS DO YOU AGREE WITH THE MOST? AND THE LEAST? (page 24)

ANSWER THE QUESTIONS ‘AFTER YOU READ’ (pages 26 and 27)

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Website with tips that can help you to prepare a Speaking Exam

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Tips to organize your monologue

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