|Eight Internet Lessons|
Here are eight Internet lessons that have been tried and tested by myself and my fellow teachers. They work best with advanced and upper-intermediate students and are designed to allow the students a high degree of self-exploration of the Internet. It is recommended that they do it with a partner so that they can discuss it at the same time.|
Introduce the concept of school uniforms with these questions:
Should students wear uniforms to school?
Your students can then use these resources to decide for themselves whether uniforms are a good idea or not:
After reading in pairs, your students can have a short debate or write about it for homework.
Is cyberspace a good place to find a partner?
Students are to look around this site:
... and discuss whether they think they could find a suitable partner.
What kind of people use this service?
...and just for fun they can also check out this novelty site:
Students can practice their weak grammar areas with the grammar quizzes located at:
E-mail the president
... at http://www.emailthepresident.com of course
This is an activity that will really freak your students out! Don't expect a reply, though.
The Perfect Pet
Ask your students in turn whether they like cats, dogs or other kinds of pets. Next let them surf the following resources:
Afterwards, the students can tell the class which pet they prefer and why.
In this session, the students can browse the comic portal site located at:
Things to discuss:
1 What language is used in comic strips?
This lesson is about adopted kids
1 Go to http://www.rainbowkids.com
A light reading session. Students can find plenty of 'stupid jokes' at:
Challenge them to relate some of the jokes to each other. Remember, it will be a challenge for them to get the tone and comic timing correct.