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Friday, February 19, 2010

Don't cry for me Argentina. Revision of present, past and future tenses

Purpose: fun review of present, past simple and future simple

You may just use part of the task depending on what you want to revise

Level: lower intermediate and upper

Language items: students need to know basic verbs in the present, past and future to say/write simple sentences in present, past and future.

Activity based on two YouTube videos with two different versions of the song: Don't cry for me Argentina

Materials:

OPTION 1 : provided PowerPoint + Provided Teacher's pack (not really necessary as Power Point provides answers) + Internet Connection +  Projector

OPTION 2: if internet connection is not available in the classroom, you can download the videos from my site and watch them from your USB pen

This is the site (HERE)you can download the power point + teacher instructions + videos

DON'T FORGET THIS: you can watch the videos:

A) at the YOUTUBE LINK PROVIDED in the POWER POINT

B) by downloading them from my site (see link above). Make sure you have current versions of REAL PLAYER, MEDIA PLAYER or VLC installed in your computer as these are MP4 videos.

C) by using the embedded version underneath (full screen not possible)
1. Preview of power point . This is a preview and therefore, links and transitions with mouse clicks won't work. To use this in class, download Power Point from my site. The link to my site is provided above.

YOU CAN PREVIEW THE ACTIVITY HERE
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Link to video 1: slower version of "Don't cry for me Argentina"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7Ns1U0OnE8

You can preview this video underneath


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Link to video 2: Madonna's fast version of "Don't cry for me Argentina"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BP6OitHVXc
You can preview this video underneath
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