WRITING ARTICLES

Цілі: формувати навички письма; вдосконалювати навички усного мовлення, читання; розвивати культуру спілкування й мовленнєву реакцію учнів; виховувати зацікавленість у розширенні своїх знань.

Procedure

1.Warm-up

Do ex. 1, p. 263.

2. Reading and speaking

Do ex. 2, p. 263.

3. Reading

Do ex. 3, p. 264.

4. Reading and writing

Read the brief information about the UNO and write an article about the role of this organization in changing the world using the tips below.

HOW HAS THE UNITED NATIONS CHANGED THE WORLD?

The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress,

better living standards and human rights.

Due to its unique international character, and the powers vested in its founding Charter, the Organization can take action on a wide range of issues, and provide a forum for its 193 Member States to express their views, through the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council and other bodies and committees.

The work of the United Nations reaches every corner of the globe. >

Tips for writing:

– Answer the question

– Plan your article.

– Give your article a title.

– Make sure you have at least 4 paragraphs.

– Ask rhetorical questions to get your readers’ attention. E. g. What would the world be like without oil? What will life be like in 20 year time?

– Speak directly to your readers. E. g. Let’s just imagine some of the possibilities.

Give examples where appropriate.

– Use humour where appropriate

– Give a conclusion and summary in the last paragraph.

– Finally, give your opinion where appropriate.

– Revise your article to correct mistakes.

Useful phrases for article writing

– Rhetorical phrases:

– Have you ever…?

– What do you think about…?

– Are you one of those people who think that…?

– Are you one of those people who…?

– What would life be like if… ?

– Will the future bring us…?

Introducing your first point:

– Firstly

– In the first place

– First of all

– The first thing to consider is

– One thing to consider is

– To begin with

Introducing more points:

– Secondly

– Another consideration

– Yet another consideration

– Another thing to consider is

– Added to that

– Apart from that

– In addition to this

Introducing your final points:

– In conclusion

– To conclude

– To sum up

– So

Introducing your opinion:

– I think

– In my opinion

– Personally I believe that

– In my view

– If you ask me

– To my mind

– My personal opinion is

5. Speaking

Do ex. 4, p. 265.

6. Summary

Do ex. 5, p. 266.

7. Homework

Ex. 6, p. 266.




WRITING ARTICLES