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  THE TAPESCRIPT

Some people I know are full of quotations. They have remembered hundreds of quotes from Shakespeare and famous poets and politicians. They use them in mid-conversation. I think that’s impressive. I don’t think I could tell you five quotations. I studied Shakespeare at school but I can’t remember a single quote. “To be, or not to be, that is the question.” Was that Shakespeare? I know there’s another famous quote from Romeo and Juliet about the name of a rose. Sometimes I see inspirational quotations on websites. I like these. They make you think. Some of them are really clever. Other places I see quotations are at the end of people’s e-mail. Some of these aren’t so clever.

 LISTENING GAP FILL

Some people ___________________ quotations. They have remembered ___________________ from Shakespeare and famous poets and politicians. They use them in mid-conversation. I ___________________. I don’t think I ___________________ quotations. I studied Shakespeare at school but I can’t remember a single quote. “To be, or not to be, ___________________.” Was that Shakespeare? I know there’s another famous quote from Romeo and Juliet about ___________________ rose. Sometimes I see inspirational quotations on websites. I like these. They make you think. Some of them ___________________. Other places I see quotations are at the end of people’s e-mail. Some of these ___________________.

 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 QUOTATIONS SURVEY

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

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

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

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

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