Lesson 2_Animal Rights
Upper Intermediate level
To provide focus on angry tone and opportunities for debate on a controversial topic.
To provide review/introduction to vocabulary terms (depending on student); analyze topic of animal rights and support position in debate format.
Procedure (38-50 minutes)
T stars discussion with Ss and they respond to guided question of what 'feelings are associated with protests/animal rights'
1. Review vocabulary to confirm understanding. 2. Students read article to gain an understanding of what protesters are protesting about.
1. Review vocabulary to confirm understanding for students. 2. Listen to recording. 3. Students can work in pairs to determine sequence of events. 4. Review answers with class.
1. Students listen to the recording for a second time to focus on key words. 2. Students work in pairs to determine what the speakers are referring to when they use the key words. 3. Students determine which speaker is more persuasive/better at getting points across. Also, which speaker they sympathize with.
1, Put students into groups of four (size depending on number of attendees). 2. Group must represent both sides of debate; i.e. members need to select if they will be for or against issue. 3. Students discuss and present their opinions to each other. 4. Summarize by group to class.