UNIT 1

UNIT 1: TAKING RISKS

"If you dare nothing, then when the day is over,
nothing is all you will have gained."

― Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

"The struggles we endure today will be the 'good old days' we laugh about tomorrow.

SPEAKING

- WHAT'S THE MOST EXCITING OR DANGEROUS THING YOU'VE EVER DONE?

READING: WINGSUIT JUMPING SCHOOL

Watch the video and complete this information:

- Distance from which they jump: _______________________ feet.

- Speed: ______________________ miles an hour.

- What do they say about accidents? Are they frequent?

- Are these three jumpers experienced?

- Do you think this is a risky sport? Why?

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

VOCABULARY

FAMOUS RISK TAKERS: Harriet Tubman

VOCABULARY

- raid - asalto, revuelta

- suffrage - sufragio

- chattel - slave

- chain gang - grupo de encadenados

- whippings - latigazos

- an errand - un recado

- overseer - un supervisor, gerente

- struck (past simple strike)

- to lumber - talar árboles

- ship - enviar mercancía

- trade route - ruta comercial

- widow - viuda

- willing to - dispuesto a

- harbor - albergar

- set out - partir

- undaunted -impávida, sin miedo

- raise funds - recaudar fondos

- she was granted.... - se le otorgó....

https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-courage-of-harriet-tubman-janell-hobson

WRITING : A REPORT ABOUT A PERSON

CONNECTORS AND USEFUL EXPRESSIONS

WRITING RUBRIC AND ASSESSMENT SHEET