2 I need to Speak for 5 minutes on the topic selected by the teacher Pick 3 topicsSpeak for 5 minutes on the topic selected by the teacherAnswer the teacher’s questions (5 min)
3 First, let’s talk about you You have no idea?First, let’s talk about you
4 My working experience abroad My hobbiesMy favourite genres (books, films, series...)Just me,myself and IPeople I like/ I hateMy favourite topics in my English courseMy travels to English-speaking countries
5 My hobbies Why? How often? Obstacles / problems? Where? Feelings? With whom?
6 Historical / social context Personal opinionWho?Historical / social contextKey eventsShort biographyPeople I likeImpactWhy do I like this person?
7 My travels to English-speaking countries Culture gap / stereotypes When / How long?Where?My travels to English-speaking countriesCulture gap / stereotypesWhy?Alone?My personal opinion
8 My favourite topics in my English class My feelingsThe course I likedSocial issuesMy favourite topics in my English classWhy this course?What I learntMy personal opinion
9 My favourite genres (books, series, films...) Social issue Main characters / actorsMy favourite genres(books, series, films...)The plotAuthor / creator / directorWhy do I like it?International success? / Why?
10 Positive / negative aspects My working experience abroad Where?My working experience abroadThe way of lifeWhen?The firmMy colleagues
11 Congratulations Now you have chosen your topic (s)…. …you must find a focus, a debatable issue
12 You don’t understand, your teacher is here to help DEBATABLE ISSUESWhy?New YorkArsenalWill Arsenal be champion?The influence of petro- dollars in European soccer50 cent’s lifeWhy is Ali more than a boxer?Slumdog MillionaireWorking in charities to help people in needMy alarm clock instructionsThème trop généralThème trop généralProblématique à affinerYou don’t understand, your teacher is here to helpBiographie – relève du niveau A2Angle d’approche à préciserTrop technique / Pas de problématique / Pas de lien avec le monde anglo-saxon
14 A good debatable issue … Is something you likeIs not too generalMust not only be biographical nor descriptiveMust be in relation with the English-speaking countriesMust be questioningMust be associated to a planMust be approved by my be-loved English teacher