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  THE TAPESCRIPT

People say patience is a virtue. I agree with this. Having patience is a good part of someone’s character. Not everyone has patience. These people get angry and frustrated quickly. They can’t wait. If you have no patience, you want everything to happen right now. Children often have little patience, especially when there’s a present to open. They get really impatient and want to open the gift immediately. We become more patient as we get older. Perhaps we learn how to be more patient. In today’s world, you really need patience because we expect everything to happen straight away and often it doesn’t. I’m quite patient. I need it for my job. I’m a teacher so you need to wait for people to answer and learn.

 LISTENING GAP FILL

People say _________________. I agree with this. Having patience is a good part of someone’s character. Not everyone has patience. These _________________ and _________________. They can’t wait. If you have no patience, you want everything ___________________. Children often have little patience, especially when there’s _________________. They get really impatient and want to open the gift immediately. We become more patient _________________. Perhaps we learn how to be more patient. In today’s world, you really need patience _________________ everything to happen straight away and often it doesn’t. I’m quite patient. I need it for my job. I’m a teacher _________________ for people to answer and learn.

 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 PATIENCE SURVEY

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

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

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

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

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