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  THE TAPESCRIPT

Pilots do very important jobs. They have the lives of all their passengers in their hands. I wanted to be a pilot when I was little. I thought it would be great to fly all over the world. I also liked the pilot’s uniform. I wasn’t so good at science so I dropped that idea. I think being an airline pilot is a unique job. It is quite glamorous, it is well paid, you travel and you are your own boss. There’s no one telling you what to do. The pilot just has to get his or her schedule and then fly to the next destination. And they get the best view from the cockpit. I think pilots see some amazingly beautiful things as they fly through the clouds and towards the rising sun. I wonder if pilots ever get fed up of flying.

 LISTENING GAP FILL

Pilots do very important jobs. They _________________ their passengers in their hands. I wanted to be a pilot when I was little. I thought it __________________ fly all over the world. I also liked the pilot’s uniform. I wasn’t so good at science __________________ idea. I think being an airline pilot __________________. It is quite glamorous, it is well paid, you travel and you are your own boss. There’s no one telling you what to do. The pilot just __________________ schedule and then fly to the next destination. And they __________________ from the cockpit. I think pilots see some amazingly beautiful things as they __________________ and towards the rising sun. I wonder if pilots __________________ flying.

 CORRECT THE SPELLING

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  UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

Pilots do very important jobs. They have the lives of all their hands their in passengers. I wanted to be a pilot when I was little. I great thought to it fly would all be over the world. I also liked the pilot’s uniform. I wasn’t so I so science at good idea that dropped. I think being an airline pilot is a unique job. It is quite glamorous, it is well paid, boss own your are you and travel you. There’s no one telling you what to do. The pilot just has to get then or fly her to schedule the and his next destination. And cockpit the from view best the get they. I think pilots see some beautiful as fly amazingly things they through the towards and clouds sun rising the. I wonder if pilots ever get fed up of flying.



  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 PILOTS SURVEY

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

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

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

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

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