How Eco-guilty are you?
To provide fluency speaking practice in a pair discussion to exchange opinion in the context of up-to-date, stimulating topic
To provide reading practice using a stimulating text about How eco-guilty are you? in the context of The environment
To provide review and practice of short-haul, limit the damage give off,make a profit in the context of envi
To provide clarification of recycle, reusable, convenient, eco, guilt , commit a crime in the context of Eco-guilt / environment
Procedure (29-41 minutes)
On board I write a three-letter word "Eco" and the students guess the meaning of the word and see what they can tell me about it. A box with an important symbol that represents "recycling" is used to elicit its meaning and what kind of materials that can be recycled. By this way I get the students' attention to the new topic
Elicit some words related to eco- for example eco-guilt , eco-sin ,crime - Ss have 3 minutes to read the introduction to the article to check their answer of the question "What do you think ECO means?". In pairs, Ss compare with a partner their answers. I check their answer
To give the Ss 5 minutes to read individually Ss read the questionnaire,ticking the sentences that are true for them, and adding up their score as they go along In groups they check their answers and the meaning of their scores Get some feedback On board, have three columns to show how guilty one should feel?
To show the Ss another article titled "The Carbon Crime of our century" and ask them to read individually within 2 minutes giving more attention to the highlighted words Ss have to work out the meanings of the highlighted words and phrases and to match them with their definitions. To answer the and share the answers in groups. I do FB
In pairs Ss talk to each other and try to generates answers for the question How can we keep our environment safe? In groups Ss shares their ideas