BC - aSIB 17.11.13 (2)
To provide clarification, review and practice of likelihood and probability in the context of predicting trends in retail banking
To provide review and practice of language used for likelihood and probability in the context of using alternative phrases
Procedure (55 minutes)
Ask students to discuss the accuracy of weather forecasts. List the words used to describe probability. Ask each student to make a weather prediction for 1 January 2014 for different areas, using the identified words.
Discuss impact of online banking in Sudan, each creating a sentence beginning with: It is possible that .... I believe ...... will be impossible I am certain that .....
Create cline of probability using 100%, 75%, 50%, 25% and 0%. definitely, certainly, clearly, obviously, perhaps, possibly, maybe, never, probably, really, impossible, unable, improbable, unlikely, presumably, no doubt, could be, might be, likely to, unlikely, improbable, stand a chance, likely to Pairs to create their own clines Whole class to clarify answers.
Unit 3, Language Focus, Pg 22, Q1
Each student to write 3 sentences pertaining to their personal experiences at work, using 3 of the 5 probabilities.