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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Tuesday the 16th

-Speaking: description of photo on page 15

– Discuss questions about places and cities you’ve visited

– Vocabulary: Buildings and areas

– Grammar: relative pronouns and relative clauses (part 1)

– Homework: page 168, ex.2

Thursday teh 18th

– Grammar: relative pronouns and relative clauses (part 2)

– Listening: a Serbian woman through Belgrade

– Developing conversations: using synonyms

– Grammar and vocabulary used in the first writing of the course (When I was a child…)

Homework:  Read text on page 19 and do ex.6,7,8.

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Tuesday, October 10th

Grammar: revision of habits (present and past)

– Speaking: «One day Amy went for a walk…» (using fortunately/unfortunately)

– Vocabulary: Cinema (ph.14)

– Speaking: predictable endings in movies

– Reading out loud: Heard it all before

– Watch and listen to an interview with Steven Spielberg on his dyslexia – learn some vocabulary from it.

– HOMEWORK: Write a review about a film you have seen and listen to the interview to Steven Spielberg

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Tuesday – October the 3rd

– Quick revision of previous class

– Vocabulary: Adjectives to describe films, books and music

– Listening: two people talking about films

– New expressions (from the listening): I’d rather+ plain infinitive, It was supposed to be a feel-good movie, …

– Developing conversations: Disagreeing politely: Softening responses

– Speaking: in groups and taking turns: 30 seconds speaking about past or present habits

– Describe a picture: might be, it creates a feeling of, looks as if, look like, look, seem, appear, I get the impression, must be, could well be…

Homework: photocopy 5 (homophones), start organizing the new vocabulary, expressions and pronunciation.

Thursday, October 5th

– Grammar: adjectives and adverbs

– Listening: A guide in a gallery

– Speaking: describe a picture

Homework: Read ‘Heard it all before’ and exercises 2 and 3 (page 12)

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Tuesday 26th

– Summary of previous lesson

– Vocabulary: photography

– Speaking: describe and discuss: paper books vs ebooks, describe a photo: Torres del Paine National Park

– Grammar: how to express habits in the past and in the present

– Listening: answers to 8 questions

Homework: listening from workbook, page 5, exercise 6.1.1.

Thursday 28th

-Quick revision of previous class

– Correction of homework: values for society and Adjectives to describe movies

– Grammar: Do you … much?

– Complete sentences about your own leisure time

– Speaking: (In groups) talk about your habits when you were a child

– Listening from workbood page 5

– Video watching: Wanury Kahiu on TED Talks

Homework: bring  a photograph to class  and watch video of Wanuri and answer the questions on photocopy9


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