English Listening Lesson on
 Safety

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THE LESSON ON SAFETY

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Safety is something we should all think more carefully about. The world around us can be a pretty dangerous place. Even our homes are full of danger. Think about all the electric wiring, gas pipes, chemicals in the building materials, etc. All kinds of things could happen. It’s a good job we have safety standards. Our governments make sure builders focus on safety. This is also true for the things we buy. You can usually find a small logo on electrical products that say the product is safe, and then there are instructions with safety guidelines. Food safety is also something lots of people work on. It works. People rarely get ill because of the food we buy in shops. Maybe it’s not such a dangerous world after all.





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THE ACTIVITIES

LISTENING GAP FILL

Safety is something we ___________________ carefully about. The world around us can ___________________ place. Even our homes ___________________. Think about all the electric wiring, gas pipes, chemicals in the building materials, etc. All kinds of things could happen. It’s a good job we ___________________. Our governments make sure builders focus on safety. This is also true for the things we buy. You ___________________ small logo on electrical products that say the product is safe, and then there are instructions ___________________. Food safety is also something lots of people work on. It works. People rarely ___________________ the food we buy in shops. Maybe it’s not such a dangerous ___________________.




CORRECT THE SPELLING

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UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

Safety is something more think all should we carefully about. The world dangerous us be pretty around can a place. our are of Even homes full danger. Think about all the electric wiring, gas pipes, chemicals in the building materials, etc. All kinds of things could happen. It’s a have we job good standards safety. Our governments builders sure make safety on focus. This is also true for the things we buy. You usually a logo can find small on electrical products that say the product is safe, and then there are instructions with safety guidelines. Food safety also is on work people of lots something. It works. People rarely get ill because of the food we buy in shops. Maybe it’s a world all such dangerous after not.

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 SAFETY SURVEY

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

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

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

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

ANSWERS

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