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Lab instructions Open this PowerPoint file from (http://)tiny.cc/ce1http://)tiny.cc/ce1 Click blue links Keep Internet and PowerPoint both open – Use ALT +TAB to switch Follow the instructions in the ppt Answer questions on paper – Make short notes There are five main tasks If you find a task boring – go to the next one – or ask me
Advertising task 1 Listen to Alice, Tim and Helen having a discussion Listen to Alice, Tim and Helen – (If it doesn’t work, try downloading the MP3)downloading the MP3 What are they doing? Show the text and play the conversation again Show the text Would you like to live in their apartment? Read the language point Try the quiz
Advertising task 2 Another humorous advert http://www.esl-lab.com/radio/radiord1.htm Do the listening quiz (questions 1-5) Then, do the Quiz ScriptQuiz Script Explanation of Answers Text Completion Quiz Make a note of how easy or difficult you found these tasks.
3. Controversy in advertising This 2008 story is about Nicolas Sarkozy and Ryanair Do some quick internet research, to find out – Who Nicolas Sarkozy is – What Ryanair is What, then, does “Sarkozy vs. Ryanair” mean? – (“vs.” means against) Go herehere Look at the picture Listen to the story (without reading) Listen again, reading as you listen Study the vocabulary Guess: Who won the case? By an internet search, check who really won.
4. Product placement (2007) Product placement is a kind of “hidden” advertising – It is used in movies and TV programs Can you explain what it is? Go herehere Listen only Listen and read; study vocab Find a more recent news story about product placement (in the UK)
5. Reuters news: preposition practice Click herehere Login – Username: anonymous – No password is needed Select “prepositions” Search Reuters news – Advertising? Taiwan? Whatever you like… Choose the most interesting news story Click “Fill-in-the-blanks”
Next… Explore Randall’s listening site. Find a listening activity which includes non- native English speakers. What level are your listening skills (in Randall’s terms)?
And/or… Go back to Flatmates on the BBC English learning site http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learninge nglish/flatmates/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learninge nglish/flatmates/ Also have a look at The Teacher http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learninge nglish/language/theteacher/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learninge nglish/language/theteacher/ – The “Boxing” video is quite funny
Homework Finish last week’s homework (blog entry on advertising or disabled sport) Write a new blog entry about today: – What did you do? Which questions did you answer? – Which of the three websites did you like best? Why? – Give links for two good activities from Randall’s listening site or BBC English Learning Write a comment on another student’s blog entry (1, 2 or 3)