T°B1B2 – Mission #2

Myths & Heroes  //  Power : where & how

To Be or Not To Be a Soldier

T°L_ES_S_B1B2_mission #2_2017 

 Mindmap for Power                            adjectives to express feelings and behaviour

Final Task

The army has launched a recruitment campaign in your school. First you want to know more and have a discussion with one of the recruiter soldiers. Then you make up your mind and finally decide to join. So you write a letter to your father/mother explaining your choice because you know he/she would certainly refuse to let you go.

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Listening:

  • I will learn how to understand a report on the army recruitment campaign.
  • I will learn how to understand a song on war.
  • I will learn how to understand testimonies on war.

Reading: Methodology

  • I will learn how to read poems, song lyrics and literary passages.

Speaking TO & WITH the group:

  • I will learn how to comment on poems, song lyrics and literary passages.
  • I will learn how to participate in a class debate on the notion of Hero.

Writing: Methodology

  • I will learn how to write a dialogue.
  • I will learn how to write a letter including indirect speech.

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I will need the following tools:

thematic vocabulary

  • MYTHS & HEROES > nature and roles
  • POWER : WHERE & HOW > institutions and their roles
  • the impact of WAR on social and family relationships > cause & consequence
  • verbs & phrases to express feelings and opinions (rights, duties, hope and fear)
  • debating > analysing & comparing / agreeing & disagreeing / suggesting / proposing solutions

grammar

  • word formation
  • linkwords
  • modals
  • “if…” + “when …” structures
  • “I wish …” structures
  • direct and indirect speech
  • reflexive pronouns

phonology

  • sentence intonation expressing determination, incredulity, shock and disapproval
  • gapfillers

Soldiers : mothers’ viewpoints

Heroes created by the media