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  THE TAPESCRIPT

There are aliens out there, somewhere. I strongly believe this. Not sure what they look like, though. I really doubt they are green, like they are in science fiction movies. I also don’t think they look like us. But I’m sure they exist. I just don’t think we’ll ever see any or find any. They live too far away. If you think about it logically, there has to be aliens out there. All a planet needs is to be warm and have water and life will exist. There are billions and billions of planets in the universe, so there are probably millions and millions that have life. Alien life. It’s also likely that some of the aliens are much more intelligent than we are. I wonder what we’d do if really intelligent aliens visited Earth. What would we ask them?

  LISTENING GAP FILL

There are aliens ______________________ , somewhere. I strongly believe this. Not sure what they look like, though. I ______________________ they are green, like they are in science fiction movies. I also don’t think they look like us. But I’m ______________________ . I just don’t think we’ll ever ______________________ find any. They live too far away. If you think about ______________________ , there has to be aliens out there. All a planet needs is to be warm and have water and ______________________ . There are billions and billions of planets in the universe, so there ______________________ millions and millions that have life. Alien life. It’s also likely that ______________________ aliens are much more intelligent than we are. I wonder what ______________________ really intelligent aliens visited Earth. What ______________________ them?

  CORRECT THE SPELLING

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  UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

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  DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

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STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

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  STUDENT ALIENS SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about aliens in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper.

When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.

 

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  WRITING

Write about aliens for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other’s work.

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  HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET INFO: Search the Internet and find more information about aliens. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about aliens. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. ALIENS POSTER Make a poster about aliens. Show it to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your posters.

5. MY ALIENS LESSON: Make your own English lesson on aliens. Make sure there is a good mix of things to do. Find some good online activities. Teach the class / another group when you have finished.

6. ONLINE SHARING: Use your blog, wiki, Facebook page, MySpace page, Twitter stream, Del-icio-us / StumbleUpon account, or any other social media tool to get opinions on aliens. Share your findings with the class.

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