CHALLENGES

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These are the challenges UIA students (teacher: Ana Maria ) will be developing during the first semester of 2011.

CHALLENGE #1
Listen to the text, write it down and send it to me via e-mail
anamariacult@yahoo.com.br



CHALLENGE #2
- write a dialogue between 2 characters using vocabulary from units 1A and 1B (minimum 5 new words / minimum 3 quadrinhos)
- use http://writecomics.com/ to make a comic strip with your dialogue, then send the link to Upper A group in edmodo.
TUTORIAL

CHALLENGE #3
- Think about a very happy day in your life. Where were you?Who were you with? What did you do? What made this day special?

- Record yourself telling us about it with http://recordr.tv/ and then post it to the Upper A group in edmodo.

Watch the tutorial to learn how to do this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAvNT8O9VcM

CHALLENGE #4 - Write a comment

"Going to university is a very stressful moment in life"
What do you think?

Write your comment (minimum 40 words) at http://www.stixy.com/guest/111291

Drag and drop the NOTE , then click SAVE NOW.
TUTORIAL

CHALLENGE #5 - Picture Description

1. choose a picture to describe. Yours or from the internet (look for photos which are roalty free http://www.pics4learning.com )
2. Create a description for the image.
3. Use http://fotobabble.com to upload your image and RECORD your description. (pay attention to the speed of your speech)
4. Share the link in edmodo with the whole class.

CHALLENGE #6 - Discussion language.


Part 1 - (in class / in pairs) CREATE A DIALOGUE similar to the one on p.21 ex.4)

Part 2 - (in class / in pairs) record your dialogue with a cell phone. Pay attention to your pronunciation ( speed, intonation, stress)
Part 3 - (at home) send it to the Upper A group in edmodo or to my e-mail / anamariacult@yahoo.com.br


CHALLENGE #7 - Dialogue with Phrasal verbs

1. Create a dialogue with at least 5 phrasal verbs from Unit 4A
2. Use http://goanimate.com to create your animation.
3. Share the link in edmodo with the group.

CHALLENGE #8 - Expressing your opinion

1. Use http://livetyping.com to write your comment about the following statement:
"Some people spend fortunes on their pets."
2. Grab the URL and share it in edmodo with the group.

CHALLENGE #9 - Making Comparisons

1. Create an avatar at http://voki.com
2. Write a text comparing two items.
3. Record yourself reading your text and share it in edmodo.

CHALLENGE #10 - Describing pictures - making deductions

1. Write a picture description for the image given by the teacher.
2. Show it to your teacher and practise reading it aloud.
3. Record your picture description at
http://voicethread.com/share/1183160/