söndag 18 november 2018

idiom of the week

Bilden kan innehålla: text

Purple

Activity https://www.bitgab.com/exercise/why-don-t-country-flags-use-the-color-purple
Watch the video and answer the questions

Formulärets överkant
1.    Why didn't countries use purple in their flags?
a) Because it represented weakness
b) Because Queen Elizabeth forbade it
c) Because it was too expensive

2.    Where did the dye to make the original color purple come from?
a) A snail
b) Gold
c) The water in the Tyre region of the Mediterranean

3.    Besides royalty and wealth, what else did purple represent?
a) Greek gods
b) The Romans
c) Holiness

4.    When was synthetic purple discovered?
a) About 150 years ago
b) When the elite stopped liking it
c) When it was no longer popular

5.    Who discovered today's color purple?
a) An American painter
b) A scientist
c) The video doesn't say

Formulärets nederkant
Discussion
Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

1.    What is your favorite color? Why?
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2.    What are the colors of your country's flag? Do you know what they represent?

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________*           

Vocabulary:
Elite Dye Forbid Weakness Holiness Snail Synthetic Expensive God Scientist

a substance used for changing the color of something (such as hair or cloth)
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the most wealthy and powerful people in a society
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high-priced, costly
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ban, prohibit
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a spirit or being that has great power, strength, knowledge, etc.
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religiousness, spirituality
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a person who works doing scientific research or solving scientific problems
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a small animal that lives in a shell that it carries on its back and that moves very slowly
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aritificial, fabricated
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fragility, vulnerability
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söndag 11 november 2018

feng 9 forrest


Formulärets överkant
1.    What does one of the boys throwing rocks ask Forrest?
a) If he’s young
b) If he’s smart
c) If he’s stupid

2.    What does Jenny, the young girl, tell Forrest to do?
a) Stay and fight
b) Run away
c) Go home

3.    When one of the boys yells to Forrest "We’re gonna get you!", it means  
a) they’re going to leave Forrest alone
b) they’re going to hurt Forrest
c) they’re going to have a race with Forrest

4.    When Forrest says he "could run like the wind blows", it means…
a) he can run fast
b) he cannot run fast
c) he doesn't like to run




5.    Since that day, how did Forrest get where he wanted to go?
a) On a bike
b) In a car
c) Running

Formulärets nederkant

Discussion
Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

Have you ever seen Forrest Gump? What did you think of it?
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*          WWhy do you think the other kids were making fun of Forrest?
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*          WWhat is your favorite movie? Why?
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Vocabulary: read the descriptions and put the right word for the description! 

Hurt Race Fool Gimp Dummy Yell

a stupid person

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stupid or ridiculous person

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(slang) a person who walks with difficulty, often dragging one leg

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cause physical pain; injure

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speed competition

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scream, shout

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                                                                                                        //Mikaela

inspiration

https://www.bitgab.com/exercise/seasonal-affective-disorder

https://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/autumn-festivals/halloween/halloween-vocabulary-list.html

http://www.scaryforkids.com/halloween-tales/?fbclid=IwAR1Qk4-JFugtojW8CAyMBAhKOGQcSdwQG6QXFzqxAlBSUI1O77Y8s7xvBck

https://webenglish.se/australia/

Koro: short movie https://vimeo.com/100780217

https://www.bitgab.com/exercise/why-don-t-country-flags-use-the-color-purple


https://wonderthebook.com/for-teachers?fbclid=IwAR3p5z4RkYKUAfvsxZdQJzwFbh35jG_GwLVsyQTQiwpZFtOy0uwIk0w2XOs

https://play.kahoot.it/#/?quizId=4d000a04-7472-447d-bbd2-2cf3b5fd4a52

#MeToo
https://www.ted.com/talks/tarana_burke_me_too_is_a_movement_not_a_moment#t-950907

torsdag 8 november 2018

NP A prep

Having your own room at home is not necessary
Agree? Disagree?
Explain why and give examples.
What do your friends think?
http://www.nafs.gu.se                                                                                              Exempel på provuppgifter, Äp 9 – Engelska
© Skolverket
Projektet Nationella prov i främmande språk/IPS Göteborgs universitet

There is too much noise everywhere

   at school
   at home
   in shops
Agree? Disagree?
Explain why and give examples.
What do your friends think?
http://www.nafs.gu.se                                                                                              Exempel på provuppgifter, Äp 9 – Engelska
© Skolverket
Projektet Nationella prov i främmande språk/IPS Göteborgs universitet


The sound level at concerts and in discos is dangerous
Agree? Disagree?


Mobile phones are dangerous and disturb people

Agree? Disagree?
Explain why and give examples.
What do your friends think?


Living in the countryside is better than
living in a town
Agree? Disagree?
Explain why and give examples.
What do your friends think?
http://www.nafs.gu.se                                                                                              Exempel på provuppgifter, Äp 9 – Engelska
© Skolverket
Projektet Nationella prov i främmande språk/IPS Göteborgs universitet
People spend too little time at home
Agree? Disagree?
Explain why and give examples.
What do your friends think?
http://www.nafs.gu.se                                                                                              Exempel på provuppgifter, Äp 9 – Engelska
© Skolverket
Projektet Nationella prov i främmande språk/IPS Göteborgs universitet


Living without a car is much better for everyone
Agree? Disagree?


Cats and dogs in towns should be forbidden
Agree? Disagree?
Explain why and give examples.
What do your friends think?


Everybody should be a vegetarian
Agree? Disagree?
Explain why and give examples.
What do your friends think?
http://www.nafs.gu.se                                                                                              Exempel på provuppgifter, Äp 9 – Engelska
© Skolverket
Projektet Nationella prov i främmande språk/IPS Göteborgs universitet
Keeping animals in captivity
(in zoos for example) is 

Reading comprehension

intermediate level https://www.bitgab.com/exercise/the-sinking-of-the-titanic