Lesson C-3

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Be respectful, come prepared, and show interest to have the best possible educational experience. 

Lesson goals

Test the vocabulary from the previous lesson, learn even more about compund-complex sentences, listen to a talk about global English and finally test your listening comprehension skills.

Lesson activities

Basic: homework and grammar lecture

Intermediate: listening practice

Advanced: listening comprehension

Homework and compound-complex grammar lecture

You will be randomized into groups where you will match the vocabulary with its translations.

Have fun!

C-3 ENG7

Listening practice: Will English Always Be the Global Language?

Before listening activity

Time for the activity: 5 min discussion + 5 min class sharing

You are going to watch a video called Will English Always Be the Global Language? about the history and future of the English language.

Discuss with one or several of your classmates:

  • What do you think - will English always be the global language?

  • Please share your thoughts with the rest of the class.

During listening activity

Time for the exercise: 15 minutes

Read the questions on the hand-out before listening.

Answer the questions as we listen to the video Will English Always Be the Global Language?

Once done, we will check the answers.

C-3 Listening exercises

Listening comprehension test

Time for the test: ~15 minutes.

The aim of taking the listening comprehension test is to provide Feke with an example of your listening skills. Please note that this test will not be graded but you will receive feedback.

  1. You are going to hear 11 speakers, each one talking about a different topic.

  2. After each item, there will be a short pause for you to choose from the list below which topic you think is being mainly talked about and write the letter of the topic you choose.

  3. The items will be read ONCE only. You can only use each letter ONCE.

  4. We will cover the correct answers once done.


Next lesson you will be asked to write a short comment on global English. Please begin thinking about what you would like to say.

The theme is: is global English and globalization a culture creator or a culture killer?

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