Activity 4



Deadly selfies





Hundreds Have Died In Selfie-Related Deaths Since 2011
Selfie by Dimitriy Chernysh, 2017.
Selfie by Dimitriy Chernysh, 2017.

Grammar in progress

Le present perfect

Have + V-en (= participe passé) → 2e colonne des verbes irréguliers.
Verbes irréguliers p. 286
  • Quand utilise-t-on le present perfect en anglais ?
  • Quels sont les adverbes qui appellent l’utilisation du present perfect ?

Exercices p. 124
Précis grammatical p. 271
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PATH
A

1-A
Sum up this recording (Who? What? Where? When?).

2-A
Why are selfies a new danger?

3-A
List at least two accidents caused by taking selfies.

Useful vocabulary: It occurs... It takes place…
It makes me realise…
Selfies are dangerous / hazardous for people...

Toolbox

Toolbox
  • cautious / careful (adj.)
  • dangerous (adj.)
  • foolish / idiotic / stupid (adj.)
  • hazardous /ˈhæzədəs/ (adj.)
  • irresponsible (adj.)
  • life-threatening /ˈlaɪfˌθrɛt(ə)nɪŋ/ (adj.)
  • reckless (adj.)
  • ridiculous / ludicrous (adj.)
  • die (v.) → dead (adj.
  • get killed (v.)
  • put oneself at risk (v.)

Let's learn!

Breaking news contest

  • Make a list of action verbs that can lead to accidents or deaths due to selfies.
  • In pairs, you have to make a Breaking News sentence using the present perfect.
  • The class votes for the best one.

Over to you!

No one is as they appear to be

Let’s use what you have learnt in
Activity 4
and / or
Activity 5
!

You have a friend or relative whose self-image matters a lot, and who post a lot of selfies on social networks.

You have decided to speak to them about the dangers of it. Imagine your conversation.
Enregistreur audio

DIFFERENTIATION

Listen to the recording.
Then, click on your path!

A
or
B

Workbook p. 52

Let's talk this out!

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PAIR WORK
MEDIATION

Share your findings with your classmates.

4
Do you agree on your understanding of the document? Do you agree with the message of the document?


5
Suggest solutions and imagine other possible deaths or accidents caused by selfies.

Useful vocabulary: As for me / As far as I’m concerned…
I would say that… A man / woman / teen has died when he / she was…
It’s been the tenth accident in the past year / month…
As she / he was + V-ing, ...
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PATH
B

1-B
What type of recording is this? Justify.

2-B
What is the aim? Is it efficient?

3-B
Who died taking a selfie and where exactly?

Useful vocabulary: This is a... It aims at + V-ing...
People got killed + V-ing when… I find it quite efficient / surprising / successful...
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