English Listening Lesson on
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THE LESSON ON UNIVERSITY

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University is one of the happiest times of our life, if you go to university, that is. I totally loved my university days. I also loved my university. I had three great years of being a student. It was the first time I lived alone, without my parents. I had to cook, wash and clean for myself. I loved it. I had complete freedom. I also loved the studying. It was much more interesting than studying at school. It was nice to just wander along to a lecture, do the reading and then do the assignments. I really felt like I was learning something. I also loved the social life at university. It’s almost 24/7. There are always parties and things to do. You have to get the right balance between studying and partying.





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LISTENING GAP FILL

University is one of ____________________ of our life, if you go to university, that is. I totally loved my university days. I also loved my university. I had three ____________________ being a student. It was the first time I lived alone, without my parents. I had to cook, wash and ____________________. I loved it. I had complete freedom. I also ____________________. It was much more interesting than studying at school. It was nice to just ____________________ a lecture, do the reading and then do the assignments. I really felt like I was learning something. I also loved ____________________ university. It’s almost 24/7. There ____________________ and things to do. You have to get ____________________ between studying and partying.




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 UNIVERSITY SURVEY

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

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

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

5. MY UNIVERSITY LESSON: Make your own English lesson on university. 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 The United Nations. Share your findings with the class.

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