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  THE TAPESCRIPT

Privacy is something that is becoming more important to all of us. A long time ago, it wasn’t so important. Our world was small. We knew and trusted everyone around us. We rarely had to give people our private information. Today, with the Internet and modern communications, privacy is a hot topic. It is now possible to steal someone’s identity. There are even websites that sell people’s private details. We have to be really careful with what we put online. Especially on social network sites. The private info you put on these is there for the whole world to see. It’s easy to search for someone’s name in Google and find out all kinds of stuff. I think people need to think more about privacy and be more careful.

 LISTENING GAP FILL

Privacy is something ____________________ important to all of us. A long time ago, it wasn’t so important. Our world was small. ____________________ everyone around us. We ____________________ people our private information. Today, with the Internet and modern communications, ____________________. It is now possible to steal someone’s identity. There are even websites ____________________ private details. We have to be ____________________ what we put online. Especially on social network sites. The private info you put on these is there for ____________________ see. It’s easy to search for someone’s name in Google and find out ____________________. I think people need to think more about privacy and be more careful.

 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 PRIVACY SURVEY

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

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

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

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

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