Individually, choose a book you've read or a film you've seen and bring it to class. Prepare the following questions to talk about them in class.
1. Book title / Film title. Reasons for choosing it
2. Who is the novelist? Film director?
3. What genre is it?
4. Is it a best-seller / blockbuster?
5. Talk about the plot. (setting, theme, characters, etc.)
6. Choose a paragraph of the book, read it to your classmates and
comment on it.
Choose a scene of the film, show it to your classmates and
comment on it.
7. Who would you recommend the book or film? Why?
In pairs or individually, produce a poster for your school or the area where you live, highlighting environmental problems and encouraging students, teachers and people in general to take action to improve the situation.
Present the poster to the class, explaining the problems and how people can take action.
Duration: 5 min.
Individually, talk about your favourite TV programme/series for about 5 minutes. Include the information below:
1. What is your favourite TV programme/series? What type of programme/series is it?
2. Which channel is it on?
3. When and what time is it on?
4. Who appears in it? Characters? Presenters?
5. What is the programme/series about?
6. Why do you like it?
7. Choose a sequence (1 min) and talk about it.
A/Find information about an environmental problem where you live or somewhere else in the world. It can be either something that was a problem in the past and is now better, or something that was OK in the past and is now a problem.
Download some photos and some facts about the place and the problem and report to the class what the situation was like in the past and what it is like now.
Oral presentation: 5 minutes.
B/ The different forms of renewable energy can help us protect our planet. Find one form of renewable energy or material near your home. Research it on the internet and answer these questions.
1. What is it?
2. Where is it?
3. How much energy does it produce?
4. How much did it cost to build?
5. Are there any environmental issues with it, for example, is it ugly or noisy? Did people have to lose their homes?
6. Oral presentation: 5 minutes.