English Listening Lesson on
 Women

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THE LESSON ON WOMEN

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"Half of man is woman." That's a Chinese expression. I think it means half of the population is female and we are all equal. But we're not really equal. Women have a much harder time in life than men. Lots of women in developed countries have an OK life, but women in developing countries have a terrible time. They have to look after the family, and their husband's family, cook, have children and farm the fields. They need to be incredibly strong. I think women are stronger than men. They need to be with what they have to put up with. I also think they're more sensible than men. But are they more intelligent than men? No. I think men and women are equally intelligent. Except when it comes to reading a map.





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LISTENING GAP FILL

"Half of man is woman." That's _________________. I think it means half of the population _________________ are all equal. But we're not really equal. Women have a much _________________ than men. Lots of women in developed countries have an OK life, but women in _________________ have a terrible time. They have to _________________ family, and their husband's family, cook, have children and farm the fields. They need to be _________________. I think women are stronger than men. They need to be with what they have _________________. I also think they're more sensible than men. But are they more intelligent than men? No. I think men and women are equally intelligent. Except when it comes to _________________.




CORRECT THE SPELLING

"Half of man is woman." That's a Chinese eresxsnoip. I think it means half of the population is emlafe and we are all equal. But we're not really aeqlu. Women have a much harder time in life than men. Lots of women in ldepeveod countries have an OK life, but women in developing countries have a tielrber time. They have to look after the family, and their ushbands' family, cook, have children and farm the fields. They need to be bidnclyrei strong. I think women are stronger than men. They need to be with what they have to put up with. I also think they're more senibles than men. But are they more inleiltetgn than men? No. I think men and women are equally intelligent. Except when it comes to enagdri a map.

UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

"Half of man is woman." That's a Chinese expression. I female is population the of half means it think and we are all equal. But we're not really equal. Women have a much in time harder men than life. Lots of women in developed countries have an OK , women developing life but in countries have a terrible time. They have to look after the family, cook , family husband's their and, have children and farm the fields. They need to be incredibly strong. stronger men think are than I women. They need to be with with they to up what have put. I also think they're more sensible than men. But are they more intelligent than men? No. I think men and women are equally intelligent. a when comes reading Except it to map.

DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

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

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STUDENT WOMEN SURVEY

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

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WRITING

Write about women 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 women. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

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

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

5. MY WOMEN LESSON: Make your own English lesson on women. 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, StumbleUpon account, or any other social media tool to get opinions on women. Share your findings with the class.

ANSWERS

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