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  THE TAPESCRIPT

I wonder why the Nobel Prize is so famous. Sure, the people who win it are very clever, but they’re not really superstars. I’ve usually heard of the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize because they’re always in the news. But have you ever heard of the Nobel Laureates for Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, etc? Even though I read a lot, I only sometimes know the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. I like reading about who won the Nobel Prize. It makes me want to be like them. Of course, I can never win such a prize, but I can study more. Some of the Nobel Prize winners of the past are really famous. Einstein and Mother Theresa are perhaps the most famous. I was shocked to learn Gandhi never won the Nobel Peace Prize.

  LISTENING GAP FILL

I wonder why the Nobel Prize ______________. Sure, the people ______________ very clever, but they’re not really superstars. I’ve usually ______________ winner of the Nobel Peace Prize because they’re always ______________. But have you ever heard of the Nobel Laureates for Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, etc? Even ______________ a lot, I only sometimes know the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. I like reading ______________ the Nobel Prize. It ______________ to be like them. Of course, I can never win ______________, but I can study more. Some of the Nobel Prize winners ______________ are really famous. Einstein and Mother Theresa are perhaps the most famous. I was ______________ Gandhi never won the Nobel Peace Prize.

  CORRECT THE SPELLING

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  UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

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  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 NOBEL PRIZE SURVEY

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

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

4. NOBEL PRIZE POSTER Make a poster about the Nobel Prize. Show it to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your posters.

5. MY NOBEL PRIZE LESSON: Make your own English lesson on the Nobel Prize. 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 the Nobel Prize. Share your findings with the class.

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