ENGLISH I


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FILM: INTERVIEWING A FAMOUS PERSON



SETTING

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TV PROGRAM


You are a journalist who works for an important TV program. For that reason, you want to interview a famous person about his/her personal information for your next program.




TASKS

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PERSONAL INFORMATION


1-Choose a famous person.

2- Visit some Internet sites in where you find information about the famous person such as: biographies, stories, photographs and videos.

Biographies:

http://www.wikipedia.org/
http://www.short-biographies.com/

http://www.libraryspot.com/biographies/
http://incredible-people.com/
http://www.topfamousbiography.com/biography_main.html


Biographies and Photos:

http://www.famouspeoplephotos.net/

Biographies, Videos and Photos:
http://www.biography.com/
http://people.famouswhy.com/


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Make the questions for the interview taking into account your grammar skills and the following items:
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Name and surname
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Age
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Date of birth
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Nationality
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Marital Status
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Family
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Education
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Job
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Place of work
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Languages
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Likes
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Dislikes
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Hobbies
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Habits

Questions about personal information:
Vocabulary:

http://www.mansioningles.com/vocabulario07.htm


Grammar explanation:
http://www.vocabulary.cl/Basic/Personal_Information.htm

Exercises:
http://www.agendaweb.org/grammar/questions.html
http://club.telepolis.com/englishweb/personalinfo.html
http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-27568.php
http://members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/listening/personal_id/personal_id.html
http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-28542.php


ESL Video Quiz:

http://www.eslvideo.com/quiz_begin.php?id=2249&pagenum=1


Video Activities:

http://www.madridteacher.com/articulos/williams-personal-information-video.htm
http://www.madridteacher.com/articles/steves-personal-information-video.htm




PRODUCT

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FILM


Make a film called: Interviewing a famous person.


The film will take into account:

Ø Follow instructions.
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Acquire new vocabulary from the context.
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Use of grammar skills about questions in present tense.
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Meet famous people around the world.
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Use of Internet and a Web 2.0 tool.


Film:
http://www.dfilm.com/live/mm.html


Homework: Write a biography about your favorite famous person.