Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Ready For IELTS Unit 2 Technology - Now and Then

ESL Discussions.com - Conversation Questions on Technology (Sean Banville) (link)

IELTS Speaking Part Two tasks about technology TEFLTASTIC (Link)

IELTS Speaking Test - Technology (link)

Online Grammar games
Present perfect vs past tenses rally (link)

Past Simple Tense vs Present Perfect Tense- Spin the Wheel Game Pactice differentiating past simple from present perfect by answering the questions the arrow drops you on (link)

Vocabulary online (Phrasal Verbs) English Phrasal Verbs Quiz, Match Phrasal Verbs to Similar Verbs (link)

Breakingnews English:
*People use technology more, sleep less (link)
*Internet Addiction – A Growing Problem (link)
*Technology goods to become cheaper (link)

Writing: 7 Types of Task 2 questions for IELTS (link)
Technology Questions from IELTS Liz (link)

TechnoPop: The Secret History of Technology and Pop Music (link)

Writing Task 1
Letter (general) (link)
IELTS Letter Writing / GT Writing Task 1:
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
You want to sell your television. You think a friend of yours might like to buy it from you.
Write a letter to your friend. In your letter explain

*Why you are selling the television
*Describe the television
*Suggest a date when your friend can come and see it
Write at least 150 words.
You do NOT need to write and addresses.

Academic Task 1 (link)
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
*The graphs show enrolment in different colleges in the Higher Colleges of Technology in 1999.
Write a total of 150 - 200 words about the information in the three graphs.
Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information given.
You should write at least 150 words.

Writing Task 2:
IELTS Writing Task 2 Problem and Solution Essay Lesson (link)

The Road Less Traveled? Not Since Waze Came To Los Angeles (link)

Kevin Kelly: How technology evolves | TED Talk (link) Tech enthusiast Kevin Kelly asks "What does technology want?" and discovers that its movement toward ubiquity and complexity is much like the evolution of life.

David Pogue: 10 top time-saving tech tips | TED Talk (link)Tech columnist David Pogue shares 10 simple, clever tips for computer, web, smartphone and camera users. And yes, you may know a few of these already — but there's probably at least one you don't.

Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education | TED Talk (link) Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how we think about teaching.

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 TOXIC TICKS (link)

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