Dictation: should we ban mobiles from class?Listen to the recording three times. You can pause it at any time to write as much as you can of what you hear. Leave a space for any word that you don't understand and try to spell words as well as you can.
Here is the text for the dictation - but don't look until you're absolutely sure you can't do any more!
Issue: should mobile phones be banned from the classroom?
Issue: should parents STOP driving their kids to school?Have you noticed how much quieter the roads are during the school holidays?
Watch the video below and think about the arguments for and against driving you kids to school.
Steps in Planning your Discussion text
- Use the WORKSHEET to list the arguments FOR driving the kids and AGAINST driving the kids.
- Answer the QUESTION ITEMS about the video.
- Write sentences about each argument or point using the Plan your Discussion WORKSHEET.