Écrire et réagir à l'écrit : j'écris pour raconter et décrire.
Did you know?
Titanic is a 1997 blockbuster movie which is based on facts, but includes fictional elements. Jack and Rose, played by Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet, never existed. The film won 11 Oscars! Do you know any famous lines from the script?
Exercice 1 : Learning more
Describe the photograph. How are these people related to each other?
Look and describe what you can see. Compare the people.
Listen and describe the characters’ families. Use the genitive.
Now write the short biographies of two survivors.
Date of birth: December 19, 1902 Date of death: January 27, 1982 Nationality: English Subsequent job: photographer Reason he was on the Titanic: immigration to the USA Class on the Titanic: 3rd Family: one brother / father died on the Titanic Got married: in 1926
Date of birth: January 31, 1905 Date of death: February 14, 1996 Nationality: English Subsequent jobs: singer and magistrate Reason she was on the Titanic: immigration to Canada Class on the Titanic: 2nd Family: only child / father died on the Titanic
Memories from the past
Memories from the past
Exercice 3 : Story of a life
Read the text. Then, say what it is about. Give three or four key dates.
Read again and make a timeline of Margaret’s life.
Draw and describe Margaret’s family tree.
Margaret Tobin Brown was born on July 18 1867 in Missouri. She was the daughter of John and Johanna Tobin. She had two brothers, Daniel and William, and one sister, Helen. At 18, she met James Brown, and married in 1886. They had two children, Lawrence and Catherine and separated in 1909. In 1912, Margaret traveled to Egypt and Europe. On April 10 1912 she boarded on the Titanic and survived. During her life she fought for the rights of workers and women. Margaret died on October 26 1932.
Adapted from Wikipedia.
Observe: She was John and Johanna Tobin’s daughter. Eva’s father died on the Titanic.
Think: Identify family relationships. How do you express them?
Practise: Describe Margaret’s family tree.
Pronounce /i:/, /ɪ/ and /aɪ/
Titanic, leave, sink, survivors, ship, sheep
Rap: hit - heat - leave - live - life
Dear reader ,my name is...
Imagine the letter of a survivor
Use Padlet and imagine the letter one of these survivors wrote when he / she was in danger and sent in a bottle.
How far can you go?
A1 I can give biographical information. A1+ I can write about my family. A2 I can explain what happened.
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