Speaking - Heroes

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Slide 1: Tekstslide
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In deze les zitten 15 slides, met interactieve quizzen en tekstslides.

time-iconLesduur is: 45 min

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Slide 1 - Tekstslide

It may be said that there are two kinds of heroes: famous heroes and personal heroes.
 A famous hero is someone that a lot of people
know such as a sports person, a musical artist
or a (political) leader.

A personal hero is someone that you personally
know, such as a friend, a family member,
a trainer or a teacher.

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

First, individually, think about who your heroes are. Who do you admire? Take a moment to think about that and enter at least one hero of yours

Slide 3 - Open vraag

Take a few minutes to prepare your questions and reactions. Write down five questions you want to ask your classmate. Use
interrogative pronouns:
‘why’, ‘what’, ‘how’, ‘when’, ‘which’, ‘where’.
You want to know:

1.   the reason why your classmate picked this person;
2.  more about this person;
3.  when your classmate started admiring them;
4.  if your classmate wants to follow in his or her footsteps;
5.  if the answer is ‘yes’ how your classmate will do that / if the answer is ‘no’ why this is not an option.

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Type in one of the questions you are going to ask in English

Slide 5 - Open vraag

Now take turns in asking and answering the questions

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

You may have different ideas of what a hero is. First, individually,
think about this. Then, complete the sentences, using four different
characteristics (kenmerken) and think of examples.
 A hero is:
- somebody who...
- somebody who...
- somebody who...
- somebody who...

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Now, work with a classmate. In turns, read one of your sentences and explain what you mean in more detail by giving one example. After every turn, your classmate will ask you a question.
Person A - A hero is somebody who ...  and give example!
Person B - Ask a question about what they said!
Person B - A hero is somebody who
Person A - Ask a question about what they said!

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

Write down one characteristic of a hero. Start your sentence, 'a hero is somebody ... '

Slide 9 - Open vraag

We will be discussing superheroes, real and imaginary!

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

- Take a moment to think about your answer to these questions.
Did you have different heroes from now when you were a child? Who?

In what way were they different from now?

Think of a superhero like Superman or Wonder Woman. Describe them.

What may children learn from these superheroes?

If you could be a superhero, what superpowers would you have?

What would you do with them?

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Now discuss these questions in pairs

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

Now change speaking partner!

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

First, choose one topic from the screen or think of your own and individually, prepare yourself by writing down up to ten keywords for that topic that you can use when you discuss it with a classmate.

 Think of how somebody could make himself useful in the following areas:
- elderly people...
- young children...
- the environment...
- an asylum seekers’ centre...
- your own school...

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

Now discuss these questions in pairs

Slide 15 - Tekstslide