Unit 8 grade 10: New Ways To Learn – Speaking
Go digital (Towards digitization)
1. Task 1 Unit 8 grade 10 Speaking
Look at some arguments in favor of using electronic devices in learning. Match arguments 1-4 with explanations ad. (Look at some arguments about using electronic devices for learning. Match arguments 1-4 with explanations a – d.)
Guide to answer
1 – d 2 – b 3 – c 4 – a
1. Electronic devices make my school life easier and more fun.
I don’t like homework, but I’m happy to do it on a tablet. My handwriting is bad, so typing makes it easier for me and the teacher because I can change anything and my teacher can read what I write.
2. Electronics makes learning and teaching faster, easier and better.
Electronic devices help students look up information, take notes, write papers, and submit them to teachers. They allow teachers to prepare lessons and grade assignments.
3. Students can relax during recess by listening to music, texting, chatting or playing mobile games.
Surveys show that 90% of people who listen to music before writing an essay or project get better results.
4. Electronic devices make school backpacks lighter.
Students can replace the weight of notebooks and textbooks with a tablet that takes notes and assignments and allows access to textbooks.
2. Task 2 Unit 8 grade 10 Speaking
Work in pairs. Read the arguments and explanations in again. Decide on the two most effective ways of using electronic devices. Explain why. (Work in pairs. Reread the arguments and explanations in part 1. Decide on the two most effective ways to use electronic devices. Explain why.)
Guide to answer
first. The two most effective ways of using electronics are typing and preparing the lesson because students can change anything in their writing and teachers can prepare the lessons and grade, papers.
(The two most useful uses of electronics are typing and lesson preparation because students can change anything in the writing and teachers can prepare lessons and grade them.)
2. We think/believe listening to music is an effective way of using electronic devices because listening to music before working on essays and projects help people, have better results.
(We think listening to music is an effective way to use electronic devices because listening to music before doing an essay or project helps people get better results.)
3. In my opinion, electronics make students’ backpack lighter.
(In my opinion, electronic devices make student backpacks lighter.)
3. Task 3 Unit 8 grade 10 Speaking
Work in pairs. Discuss how useful electronic devices are in learning, using the arguments in 1. (Work in pairs. Discuss how useful electronic devices are in learning, using the argument in part 1.)
Student A: I think electronics make school life easier and more enjoyable.
Student B: Exactly. Students who hate homework can have fun doing it on tablets.
Student A: And when they type on tablets they can change or add more things any time they want.
Student A: I think electronic devices make life in school easier and more fun.
Student B: Exactly. Students who hate homework can have fun doing their homework on a tablet.
Student A: And as they type on the tablet, they can change or add as many things as they want.
Guide to answer
Student A: Yes. Besides, surveys show that 90% of people that listen to music before working have better results.
Student B: How amazing! And those devices also make our backpacks lighter.
Student A: Of course. Instead of bringing lots of books and pens, we just need one tablet with one digital pen
Student A: Right. Besides, the survey also shows that 90% of people who listen to music before work will achieve better results.
Student B: Amazing! And those devices also help make our backpacks lighter
Student A: Of course, instead of bringing a lot of books and pens, we now only need a tablet and a stylus
4. Task 4 Unit 8 grade 10 Speaking
Work in groups. Answer the following questions. Note down your partners’ answers and report them to the class. (Work in groups. Answer the following questions. Note your friend’s answers and report to the class.)
first. What electronic devices do you have?
2. What do you usually bring to school?
3. How useful is it for your studies?
Guide to answer
1. Lan has a laptop (Lan has a laptop)
2. She just uses it t home (She only uses it at home)
3. She can use it to look up new words, information on the Internet. She can type her homework and listen to English listening assignment.
(She can use it to look up new words, information on the Internet. She can type homework and listen to English listening exercises.)
5. Practice Task 1
Choose the letter A, B, C or D to complete the sentences
Question 1: Do you know the girl …………. Tom is talking to?
A. whom B. what C. which D. whose
Question 2: If I could speak Spanish, I _____ next year studying in Mexico.
A. will spend B. had spent
C. would spend D. would have spent
Question 3: Where is the picture …………. was on the wall?
A. when B. where C. which D. who
Question 4: I think electronics make school life__________.
A. easier and more enjoyable B. more easy and enjoyable
C. more easy and enjoyabler D. easier and enjoyabler
Question 5: A shop assistant is talking to a customer.
Shop assistant: “………….”
Customer: “Ok, thanks. I am just looking.”
A. Can I help you? We’ve got some new shoes.
B. Which tie do you want, the blue one or the pink one?
C. Why don’t you like this type of T shirt?
D. Do you want to have a look?
6. Practice Task 2
Choose the letter A, B, C or D the word that has different stress pattern from others.
Question 1: A. access B. finger C. improve D. apply
Question 2: A. digital B. educate C. syllable D. develop
Question 3: A. portable B. recognize C. identify D. fingertip
Question 4: A. software B. improve C. access D. effect
Question 5: A. native B. software C. device D. hardware
To learn how to stress and pronounce different words to aid in speaking, please come to the practice section. Unit 8 Speaking test The following new English 10.
At the end of the lesson, students need to do full exercises and practice speaking skills; give your opinion on the most effective ways of using electronic devices to learn.