Today’s lesson was a viewing lesson from Stretch 3 unit 2 tilted A Young Mayor.
Before viewing we looked at the following vocabulary:
mayor (noun) the person elected as the head of a town.
concentrate (verb) focus all your attention on an activity
(noun) 1. (political) a series of actions taken by a politician to win an election
2. (military) a series of actions taken in one area of a war to gain an advantage.
(verb) work in an organised way towards a goal
stack up against(verbal phrase)
Make a comparison between similar things. For example how do the phones stack up against each other?
cat litter (noun)
The stuff you put in the cat tray.
Stuff you throw away, don’t want anymore.
UK English tends to use the word rubbish while US English tends to use garbage or trash
When watching a video, take special note of time markers to understand when things are occurring in a story.
Some common time markers are:
now, soon, next, when, while
Now watch the video and answer these questions:
Has he been elected as mayor?
Has he finished high school?
Is he mayor now?
Does he have an office in his house?
Does he play a musical instrument?
Watch again and answer the following questions:
How many people voted?
How much will he be paid?
What does he want to study?