Class theme/topics discussed:
Advertising/ Commercials – continued
How did you pick this theme or topic? cont’d previous class
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
How did students react?
Did they engage with each other and you?
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Please attach a copy.
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
It encourages spontaneous speech in the target language.
February 3, 2011
Students create a script for a commercial –
– pick a product to advertise;
– decide on the plot and characters;
– create a list of props needed;
– fill out a story frame (i.e. discuss the filming itself: angle, takes, etc. and draw a scheme of each take in a table).