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Jul 31, 2013

Summary Writing 2.0


  1. How do you feel about robots? Do you think they should be made to look and behave as humanly as possible? What should they be used for? What are the advantages and disadvantages of their having been invented?
  2. Read Text10A and say in one sentence what it is about.
  3. Research: What features are characteristic of advertising style? Find examples of advertising style and vocabulary in the text and explain what effect they have in this context.
  4. Write a one-paragraph TV or magazine advertisement for Wakamaru.
  5. Complete Worksheet for text 10A.
  6. Read  Text10B and make a chart of two columns to state the similarities and differences between the two texts in content and style.
  7. Write one complex sentence in your own words describing how the humanoid robotic head is able to copy human facial expressions. (Be attentive to accuracy and concision)
  8. Write a brief (200-220 words) summary about the benefits and drawbacks of owning Wakamaru or Jules.









Jul 31, 2013

Summary Writing Process by Cambridge

S4! A basic skill that you must take good care to polish up! Summary Writing. This attachment is very useful, more so for having been drafted by Cambridge examiners, so if you want to make a good impression, you know… read it!


Remember that for Friday you must select and list the relevant information from the text we worked on in class, (Text9A) plus the vocabulary hunt. I want contextual synonyms for all words.


Jul 31, 2013

Please read! Instructions for Prezi or PPT presentation for review and study.


Remember to register your names in the presentation, otherwise you will not be given a mark for your work!

Instructions for your Prezi or PPT


Jul 3, 2013

Reading material – Warm up for your Exams

Have a look at these interesting texts written by a travel writer and prepare for your upcoming test by sharpening your comprehension skills. In addition to the links which direct you to the texts, I recommend a vocabulary hunt related to adventure travel with attention to description of geography; the challenges and risks, and the rewards and advantages, of this kind of travel.

Here goes a site from the lonely planet.