English Listening Lesson on
 Police

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THE LESSON ON POLICE

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What would society be like without the police? They do a very valuable job. Without them, our society would be less safe. The police are the people we call when we are in danger or something bad has happened. Even people who say they don’t like the police will call them for help. I think being a police officer is an interesting but risky job. Police officers must see lots of strange things every day. I guess there is never a boring day in a police officer’s life. I wanted to be a police officer once but decided it would be too dangerous. I didn’t want to be in the middle of a riot or chase people with guns. I think we must respect the police because they do a difficult job. It seems as though their job is getting more difficult.





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THE ACTIVITIES

LISTENING GAP FILL

What _________________ without the police? They do a very valuable job. Without them, our society would be less safe. The police are _________________ when we are in danger or ___________________ happened. Even people who say they don’t like the police will call them for help. _________________ police officer is an interesting but risky job. Police officers must see lots of strange things every day. _________________ never a boring day in a police officer’s life. I wanted to be a police officer ___________________ would be too dangerous. I didn’t want to be in the middle _________________ people with guns. I think we must respect the police because they do a difficult job. It _________________ their job is getting more difficult.




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 POLICE SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about police 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 police 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 police. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

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

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

5. MY POLICE LESSON: Make your own English lesson on police. 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 police. Share your findings with the class.

ANSWERS

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