Lesson material

2016-08-05
English fact sheet: Conditional 0 - 3

2017-10-26
English lesson: Letters of invitation (A1-A2)

2017-11-02
English worksheet: Money (A1-A2)

2018-01-03
English worksheet: Reading exercise about net neutrality (B2-C1)

2018-02-14 (B2-C1. 2 students) Valentine's Day Lesson 

1.  18:00 - 18:05 Smalltalk 

2. 18:05 - 18:45 Watching / Listening: Rick Potion Number 9 

What is the following video about and what can you learn from it?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AITlUDVeoHA

Why is it not full-screen (compare with reaction videos)?

3. 18:45 - 19:05 Reading / Listening [gist and scanning for information]

Discuss and later refer to the text: What is the meaning of love?
Student 1 reads until "when they're away. "
Student 2 reads the rest.

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/love-potions-exist-ten-years-scientist-anders-sandberg-oxford-a7683771.html

Which hormones are mentioned and which effects do they have?

4. 19:05 - 19:25 Research activity: International laws pertaining to same-sex intercourse*

Compare laws regarding love and sex in different countries:
Students get 2 world maps each and choose colours

Map: https://www.dropbox.com/s/kpuermjb83c1i9u/shutterstock_753889249.jpg?dl=0

Student 1: Where is homosexuality explicitly allowed and where is same-sex-marriage performed?
Student 2:Where is homosexuality illegal and where can you be executed for it?

Compare with 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_by_country_or_territory#/media/File:World_laws_pertaining_to_homosexual_relationships_and_expression.svg 

and correct each other's maps.
Also, identify the marked countries (use the internet if necessary)

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Extra activity:

Research: How is the term "total fertility rate" defined?
Colour in: 
0-2 children
2-4 children
4-6 children
6-8 children

This may take longer than anticipated, so the rest can be done as homework if necessary. 

*other possible "Valentine's Day map" topics depending on class constellation and occasion: Women's rights, sex before and outside of marriage, arranged marriage vs. love marriage.


2018-03-07

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/gy893x/conservatives-are-whining-because-no-one-wants-to-date-them-vgtrn?utm_source=vicefbus