Dream gadgets

25-Sep-2009

MEC Trainer, Joanna Trzmielewska, writes:

 

Twelve celebrities and scientists reveal their dream gadgets in The Guardian. They write a description of a gadget they would like to have accompanied by a picture.  

You could send your students a link to the weird and wonderful gadgets using MEC Web Links.

You may want to use Celebs and scientists’ dream gadgets, when you are doing a lesson about inventions, dreams, Second conditional or Future.

Here are some MEC resources and ideas you could use with The Guardian’s gadgets:

The invention of a new pair of glasses could help the poor (Multi level)

This news item is about the invention of a pair of glasses which people can adjust to correct their eyesight. The invention could help a lot of people in the developing world.

Inventions (Level 6)

In this listening activity you listen to a radio debate concerning the greatest inventions of the past 200 years. You read opinions and select the correct speaker.

No geeks allowed (Multi level)

This news item for teens is about young people who are successful in the world of science.

The technological revolution in education (Level 5/6)

This English for Academic Purposes (EAP) language exercise focuses on avoiding grammatical errors in academic writing. You choose the correct words or phrases to complete an academic text.

Science is proving popular with young people (Multi level)

This news item for teens is about young people who are successful in the world of science.

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