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  THE TAPESCRIPT

Peace is the one thing we all hope for in the world. I wonder if it will ever come. It seems so simple, really. Why can’t everyone live in peace? It seems a lot easier to do that than to fight useless wars. If there was peace in the world, everyone’s life would be better. Governments could spend all the money they waste on armies on education and healthcare. We really need peace. There have been too many wars in our history. I would say well over 99 percent of the world’s people want peace. Only a tiny minority doesn’t want peace, although they say they do. World leaders need to think more carefully about how they can achieve peace in the world.

 LISTENING GAP FILL

Peace is the one thing ___________________ the world. I wonder ___________________. It seems so simple, really. ___________________ peace? It seems a lot easier to do that _____________________. If there was peace in the world, everyone’s life would be better. Governments could spend all the money they ___________________ education and healthcare. We really need peace. There have been too many ___________________. I would say well over 99 percent of the world’s people want peace. Only _____________________ want peace, although they say they do. World leaders need to think more carefully about how they ___________________ the world.

 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 PEACE SURVEY

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

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

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

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

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