INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH A VISUAL PRESENTATION Step 1 - Working with elements from the cover of E2 Recognizing the elements Study the front and back cover of E2. Compile individual lists of as many elements as possible (5 minutes). Step 2 Working with elements from the cover of E2 Interpreting the elements Choose one element and write one sentence where you suggest why it might have been put on the
cover of the book. Write similar sentences for as many elements as possible. Firstly: Individual writing Secondly: Plenary discussion Step 3 Working with elements from the cover of E2 Connecting cover and content Write one coherent paragraph where you answer the following: - What does the cover suggest about the content of the book? Working with the chapter illustrations
Cartoonist Morten Mrland has made introductory illustrations to each of the four chapters in Part 2, Going International. (http://morlandcartoon.co.uk/ ) Step 4: Working with the chapter illustrations Suggesting themes Study the illustrations. Next, suggest a theme for each chapter. Step 5: Working with the chapter illustrations Describing an illustration In pairs: Choose one of Mrlands chapter illustrations and describe, in detail, what you see. Step 6: Working with the chapter illustrations Reflecting on the competence aims Discuss in class: How do the illustrations reflect the Culture, society and literature competence aims of International English? Culture, society and literature Aims locate, elaborate on and discuss international educational options and employment options analyse
and assess the role of some English-language media in international society elaborate on and discuss various aspects of multicultural societies in the English-speaking world reflect on how cultural differences and dissimilar value systems can affect communication elaborate on and discuss a number of international and global challenges elaborate on and discuss a selection of literature and factual prose from the period 1950 up to the present analyse,
one film present elaborate on and discuss at least one lengthy literary work and a major in-depth project on a topic from International English or another subject from his or her own programme area and assess the process. SUGGESTED ANSWERS Steps 1 3 Working with elements from the cover of E2 Element Greek temple Twitter symbol Cloud Squiggly arrows WiFi Handcuffs SoundCloud symbol, raindrops Rhinoceros Gun sight
Sydney Opera House Statue of Liberty with Hannibal Lecter mask Speech bubble saying GREAT Speech bubble with question mark Feminist Windmills Credit cards Elephant and donkey Mexican border pattern Uncle Sams hat on eye Instagram symbol Heart Snapchat symbol Computer mouse Election, ballot Map marker Musical notes Possible reference to theme university, education social media, communication
climate global warming Internet communication law and order music, or acid rain Africa, endangered species violence, war, target Australia USA, freedom, violation of human rights, film America, Donald Trump, politics unanswered question, questioning the comment GREAT girls/womens rights, equality alternative energy sources money, economy Democrats and Republicans, US political parties fence, wall, immigration, diversity Big Brother is watching you social media likes (Facebook/Instagram)/love social media electronic communication, using ICT
Democracy, citizenry globalization music Fron t cov er Steps 1 3 Working with elements from the cover of E2 Element Globe with Africa in the front Hand with henna pattern Trees with leaves on the back side of a cloud Tablet with GO GO GO Speech bubble with U, pointing at tablet Fish leaping form one goldfish bowl to another Sale label Sombrero and moustache Diploma Computer screen with magnifying
glass Double-decker bus, YOLO Pencil Lab equipment Briefcase Lips and * Musical notes and guitar Malala Possible reference to theme Africa, the international community Asian and African culture climate using technology for motivation this is about you (me as a student) migration consumerism, sustainability Mexico, Mexicans education, graduation finding sources, close reading, electronic surveillance London, You Only Live Once writing, studying science
work kiss, love music freedom of speech, girls/womens rights Bac k cov er Aim: elaborate on and discuss a number of international and global challenges Steps 4 6 Working with the chapter illustrations Global Issues: The illustration consists of ribbons that make up the shape of a globe. Ribbon Possible theme Migrants/commuters Military parades
people on the move war computers international food and drink companies live entertainment, theatre movie industry health care, charity, international organizations sea transport road transport air transport, travel postal services money, finance education energy weapons trade Internet and social media surveillance/war sports clothes, consumerism food production, agriculture piracy Forestry, sustainability
Steps 4 6 Working with the chapter illustrations Multicultural Societies: The illustration depicts a boy and a girl walking across a square. Aims: elaborate on and discuss various aspects of multicultural societies in the English-speaking world reflect on how cultural differences and dissimilar value systems can affect communication Boy Wears boots and sombrero Dressed in kilt and Marius sweater Eats pizza with chopsticks from fast food box Influences from USA, Mexico Scotland, Norway Italy, China, USA Girl Wears clogs and ushanka (Russian winter hat) Dressed in flamenco dress, top with
patterns from traditional Sami costume Holds hand fan, smartphone Square Influences from Holland, Russia Kebab shop Acupuncture clinic Caf Polish caf, restaurant or shop Spain, Northern Scandinavia/Russia China, USA from Influences Turkey China France Poland
Steps 4 6 Working with the chapter illustrations The media Aim: analyse and assess the role of some Englishlanguage media in international society Two boys and two girls are surrounded by different media. The boy on the left has found something he wants to inform the others about, but they already know. There is breaking news on a TV on the wall and there is a sound system on top of a bookshelf. The boy on the left gets information from a smartphone, tablet, laptop computer and headphones. The girl on the left gets information from a desktop computer and tablet (on charge). She also takes a selfie with a smartphone. The boy on the right gets information from a newspaper. The girl on the right gets information from a tablet and headphones. Steps 4 6 Working with the chapter illustrations Work and Education Aim: locate, elaborate on and
discuss international educational options and employment options A number of young people are climbing a diving tower. Some have already taken the great leap into the world from the diving board itself which has the shape of Norway. A girl in midair has lost her russ cap and is holding a passport in her hand while others hold on to bags or briefcases. They will all land in different places.
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