During today’s class we will be creating a presentation based around recent medical developments. The medical developments we will be looking at are:
- Laser Surgery
- Contact Lenses
- Hip Replacement.
You will need to focus on one of these developments and your presentation should include the following:
- What is it?
- When was it discovered and used successfully?
- How does it benefit society ?
- Why do you think this development is important ?
In order to create your presentation you will need to use the Web 2.0 tool prezi.com which can be found on the following link:
Please note that this task is a group work assignment and that you will need to email me a completed presentation at the end of the class
Discussing Medical Developments
interesting/ attractive/ enjoyable etc.
Using the essential language above work with a partner and create a presentation discussing animals. Your presentation should cover the following points:
- Are there any animals that you and your partner particularly like? (if so why?)
- Are there animals you and your partner can’t stand ? (If not why?)
- Have you or your partner ever kept a pet?
- Which animals are popular as pets in the UAE?
- What kind of pet would you advise for the following people:
As well as covering the above points it should also briefly talk about whether the animal will be suitable as a pet for one of the people shown below:
- an elderly person living alone
- a seven year old child living in a house with a small garden
- a single professional person living in a city apartment
Look at the prompt and brainstorm possible ideas
Describe a job you had done in the past.
You should say:
What you did?
How long you did it?
Whether you enjoyed it?
and explain what you think you learnt from this job.
Present your presentation to the class
Study the essential language:
Discussing jobs and careers:
What do you do? / What’s your job?
I’m a…. / I work as a…. / I work in a…
Tell me about your job / the job you hope to do..
My /the job involves …. ing You need to have….
I / you have to … and … You need to be ..
The best thing about being a… is… (that)
What are your career plans?
I’m hoping to be a(n)….. I’m studying to be a(n)…..
Discussing Jobs and careers
Read the following essential language information box
Using the essential language that has been introduced create a 3 minute presentation about how you feel about different types of reading matter. Choose from the following. You must choose at least three
- Daily newspapers
- Science fiction
- Fashion magazines
- Romantic Novels
- Historical novels
- Classic Novels
- Gossip Magazines
- Scientific Journals
Once your have prepared your presentation present it to the class.