Welcome! Please consider how your attitude affects your and other students experience of the lesson.
Be respectful, come prepared with relevant material and show interest in order to have the best possible educational experience.
During the course of this lesson, you will learn:
Listen to and use rhetorically and grammatically empowered spoken English.
Choose and incorporate sources in your mock debate or negotiation.
Interact with another student (or alone) and record a rhetorically empowered mock debate or mock negotiation.
Part 1. How teachers assess.
Part 2. Assessment and student examples
Part 3. Creating your own mock-debate or negotiation
Exit ticket & homework.
Assess and discuss student examples
Time for the exercise: ~30 minutes
We will now listen to two recordings of pairs speaking to one another. We will only listen to each recording for ~5 minutes. While listening, please take notes using the checklist below.
Once done, please discuss your assessment and grading together with other students for ~5 minutes. Lastly, share your assessment with the rest of the class.
Please use the checklist while listening:
What is the topic?
How do they show that they understand each other?
How do they build upon each others' statements?
What examples, arguments or sources are they using as support?
How do they use explanations?
Production and interaction
How fluent are they?
To what degree was their language varied and grammatically correct?
I would assess the students as grade ___ and grade ___, because ... .
Your task is to create, perform and record a ~4-7 minutes mock debate or negotiation video by yourself or together with another student.
This is an opportunity to show that you have learned about rhetorics, figures of speech, fluency and expanding your vocabulary and that you can apply those abilities to your own spoken English. The great thing about a recording is that you can make it as perfect as you want it!
Record the video using https://www.openshot.org/.
"During today's lesson, I succeded at ..."