English Listening Lesson on
 Museums

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THE LESSON ON MUSEUMS

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I totally love museums. They really are one of the most important parts of our culture. Museums are important for so many things. They educate us, they preserve our history, they show us how we have developed. There are museums on so many different things. In fact, I’m sure there isn’t a topic there isn’t a museum for. I’ve loved museums since I was little. We used to go to different museums on school trips. I loved them. I saw so many amazing things. I will never forget seeing the bones of a T-Rex in the natural history museum. I also remember staring at Tutankhamen’s gold mask for ages. I couldn’t take my eyes off of it. The best museum I’ve ever been to is the National Museum in Cairo. It’s unbeatable.





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THE ACTIVITIES

LISTENING GAP FILL

I totally love museums. They really are ________________ important parts of our culture. Museums are important for so many things. They educate us, they ________________, they show us how we have developed. There are museums ________________ things. In fact, I’m sure there ________________ there isn’t a museum for. I’ve loved museums since I was little. We ________________  different museums on school trips. I loved them. I saw so many amazing things. I will never forget ________________ of a T-Rex in the natural history museum. I also remember staring at Tutankhamen’s ________________. I couldn’t take my eyes off of it. The best museum I’ve ever been to is the National Museum in Cairo. ________________.




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 MUSUEMS SURVEY

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

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

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

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

ANSWERS

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