Презентация "Education" 8 класс




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Education

Education

Generation M

It’s 7:30 pm at Lisa’s house and she’s in her room doing her homework.

It’s not unusual for human beings to do several things at the same time but in our fast-paced technological society, the situation has come to a head.

“Multi-tasking affects how you learn in negative way," says Russell Poldrack, Associate Professor of Psychology at UCLA

According to specialists, it is also essential to take time away from electronic media.

TRUE, FALSE, NOT STATED

Lisa is doing her homework only while her eyes are fixed on the computer screen.

She is doing five different things simultaneously (=at the same time)

Her parents disapprove (=don’t like) multi-tasking while studying.

Multi-tasking influences negatively in four ways.

Russell Poldrack describes the negative effect of multi-tasking.

F

T

T

T

NS

l.-3

l.3-7

l.7-9

l.20

l.21-22

Algorithm

1 Read the question or the sentence.

2 Find the part of the text the question refers to.

3 Go through the choices and choose the one that fits best.

frequently=often, simultaneously=at the same time, ordinary=usual

Answers

2-C

3-B

1C

4-D

A l.5, B l.6, D l.4

l.14

l.25-26

l.34-36

Match the words

fixed on

chatting

occasionally

telling off

concentrate

deal with

impact

extensions

texting

speaking angrily

sending written messages

sometimes

focus

cope with

effect

additions

stuck

talking

1. communication

6. extension

5. concentrate

4. tells off

3. texting

2. Internet

7. fast-paced

Plan

1. How often do you have face-to-face communication except at school? How do you usually communicate?

2. How often do you use the Internet to stay in touch with your friends? Are you often online?

3. What about your parents? Do they often tell you off for multi-tasking?

4. Can you live in the fast-paced world without any gadgets?

Homework

Watch a video on Youtube

The name of the video – ‘A vision of students today’ (posted by user mwesch 12.10.2007)

Compare the video with yourself:

How many hours do you spend doing the same things?

3:32 – 3:40 What do you think of this statement?