Is it possible to persuade someone to do things they wouldn’t ever have dreamt of? Do we know what reasons make us do what we do?
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3.en.07 Seeking advice
Who should you listened to and get advice from? Who can give you the help, advice and the emotional support you need in achieving your goals?
The important thing is to listen to the right people.(més…)
1.en.02 Getting to know others
Have you ever wondered how important is having people who love and support you? We are going to explore the world of social relations and try to understand why we need people around.
Let’s start by watching a short film:
Could you think of a title for the film?
What does the film show?
Is there anything wrong with him?
How do you think the young man feels?
Why do their school mates react treat him like that?
1.en.01 It’s a pack of lies
Spotting the Liar
Could you tell what signs a person gives out when she is lying?
Watch the video below and check, how many did you guess right?
1.en.05 Sterotyping / Stereotyped?
Images used in the media to portray men and women are essential to build up our perception of gender stereotypes. Some brands have adopted new strategies such as challenging gender stereotypes brand themselves have contributed to build up. Building up women’s confidence and self esteem is part of their aim.
Always is a brand of sanitary pads. Therefore, it is not difficult to guess what their target group is. Recently, it launched a campaign that went viral. Have a look at the video. Do you think it is effective? Did it make you reflect? If you had been asked to run like a girl what would have been your answer?
1.en.04 Identity: Who am I? Stereotype? Stereotyped?
Do you find it easy or difficult to answer the question about who you are?
What are the elements that make you the way you are? What’ your IDENTITY?
1.en.03 Let’s talk about people: describing, comparing, speculating and reacting
This post will help you when you have to talk or write about a photograph or an image.
Have a look at David Mainwood’s presentation below. He’s the English teacher and a blogger, who made this excellent presentation that will surely help you improve your oral skills and face the oral exam with much more confidence. Copy the useful language that appears in slide 28 and have it at hand. You can use the pics in David’s presentation or some others of your choice. The aim is to internalise the steps in picture description until it comes out naturally. It will take you more than one try. You have 18 slides to get you started.