در این بخش یاد می گیرید چطور در مورد اختراعات مهم صحبت کنید و آنها را توصیف کنید. همچنین می توانید در مورد ایده هایتان به دیگران توضیح دهید و در مواقع مشکل راه حل ارائه بدید.
A: Do you have any ideas about situation 17
B: Well, one idea could be to call a friend for help.
C: Or one solution might be to wash the dishes to pay for your meal.
آ: آیا در مورد وضعیت 17 نظری دارید؟
ب: خوب، یک ایده می تواند این باشد که با یک دوست برای کمک تماس بگیرید.
ج: یا یک راه حل ممکن است شستن ظروف برای پرداخت هزینه غذا باشد.
A- Ask your partner these questions.
1- In your opinion, what is one of the most significant recent inventions? Why?
2- Name an invention that makes your life easier. How does it help you?
3- Name something that you consider unconventional. Why do you think so?
4- Do you think all inventions are improvements? Why or why not?
B- Now answer your partner’s questions.
A- Answer your partner’s questions.
B- Now ask your partner these questions.
1- In your opinion, what is one of the most successful recent inventions? Why?
2- Name an invention that helps you save time. How does it help you?
3- Name something that you consider inconvenient or not so convenient anymore.
Why do you think so?
4- Why are some inventions not successful? What do you think?
Student A and Student B
C- You and your partner have been asked to consider these three inventions:
1- cell phones
2- hybrid cars
3- laptop computers Discuss the following questions:
How have these inventions changed our lives?
In what ways are they imaginative? convenient? successful?
Which is the most useful to you?
Which is the least useful to you?
Which do you consider the most significant? Why?
A- Student B’s own answers- Sample answers:
1- I think the Internet is one of the most significant recent inventions. It’s changed the way we work, play, and communicate.
2- My cell phone makes my life easier. I use it to call people, search the Internet, send text messages and emails, take photos, and find addresses with maps and GPS.
3- I think the art made by my favorite artist is unconventional. He uses materials found in the trash.
4- Yes, I think every invention improves something for someone. / No, I don’t think so. Some people create very strange things that are not useful. They are only new.
B- Student A’s own answers- Sample answers:
1- I think the MP3 is a very successful recent invention. Everybody downloads MP3s! They make listening to music simpler and buying music faster and usually cheaper.
2- My microwave helps me save time. I can cook or heat up a meal very fast.
3- I think paper maps are not so convenient nowadays. GPS and web maps are much more useful and convenient.
4- I think that some inventions are not successful because they are not significant, convenient, or effective. Sometimes they are also too expensive.
C- Useful phrases
If your students need extra support, provide them with some of these useful phrases:
[Cell phones] have really changed our lives by . . .
The [laptop computer] has changed the way we . . .
The [hybrid car] is convenient for . . .
You have a good point, but I think . . .
I completely agree. It also . . .
To me, the most useful invention is . . .
I think the [cell phone] is the most significant . . .
Do you agree?
I’m not so sure. I think . . .