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  THE TAPESCRIPT

I often wonder how important luck is in my life. I’m not sure if there is a thing called luck. Some people say they are lucky and others say they are unlucky. I think everyone in life has good luck and bad luck. Just because someone loses something or has an accident doesn’t mean it’s bad luck. An accident is an accident. People who always say they have bad luck are negative. If they wait, something good will happen in their lives. I do like to wish people good luck though. I think it’s a nice thing to say if someone has an interview or an exam. But, people pass exams and interviews because they studied hard or spoke well, not because of luck. In England people think they’ll have seven years of bad luck if they break a mirror. That’s strange.

  LISTENING GAP FILL

I often wonder how important ________________. I’m not sure if there is a thing called luck. Some people say they are ________________ they are unlucky. I think everyone in life has good luck and bad luck. Just because someone loses something ________________ doesn’t mean it’s bad luck. An accident is an accident. People ________________ have bad luck are negative. If they wait, something good will happen in their lives. I do like ________________ luck though. I think it’s a nice thing to say if someone ________________ or an exam. But, people pass exams and interviews because they studied ________________, not because of luck. In England people think they’ll have seven ________________ if they break a mirror. That’s strange.

  CORRECT THE SPELLING

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  UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

I often luck important how wonder is in my life. I’m not sure if there is a thing called luck. Some people say they are lucky others say they are unlucky and. I think everyone life in luck bad and luck good has. Just because someone loses something or has an accident doesn’t mean it’s bad luck. An accident is an accident. People who always negative they bad are say have luck. If they wait, something happen will good lives their in. I do like to wish people good luck though. I think it’s a nice thing if say to or interview an has someone an exam. But, people pass exams and interviews because studied they well spoke or hard, not because of luck. In England people think years bad they’ll seven of luck have if they break a mirror. That’s strange.



  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 LUCK SURVEY

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

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

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

5. MY LUCK LESSON: Make your own English lesson on luck. 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 luck. Share your findings with the class.

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