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13 Inventions

Alice Számadóné Bíró

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Level: Pre-intermediate

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3 min

Students name objects or inventions in the classroom

Students write a list

Pairwork

7 min

Students choose an object in the classroom and find out about its history

Students search for info

http://myeurope.eun.org/shared/data/myeurope/2005/los/01/sv/inventions/webq/inventions_student_evaluation.rtf

15 min

Students tell the class about it

Groupwork

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General introduction

The activity  can be used for learning about inventions around us and also for  practising  the Passive.

The activity step by step
  1. Students form pairs.
  2. Students write a list of inventions.
  3. Students choose one invention and search for information about it.
  4. Pairs make presentations about it.
Technical tips

It is  necessary to have Internet access. Make sure it does not take a long time to download  the pages. Otherwise certain pages can be downloaded beforehand.