Education in the USA Education is the movement from darkness to light.
SCHOOL and LIFE. What is the difference?In school you are taught a lesson and then given a test. In life you are given a test that teaches you a lesson.Tom Bodett
A. Discussion. Discuss the following questions in groups.Where do you go every day?What is the number of your school?How many days a week do you study?When did you start school? What subjects do you prefer?What subjects are you good (bad) at?Do you have to wear a uniform?Do you like your school life?
USA school system
Russian School System
A. ScanningScan Part I and say what the American educational system offers.Scan Part II and say what you think life in an American High School is like.Scan Part III and say what sports and extra – curricular activities there are.
Complete the chart.
RelaxedEducationDrivingLocker5. Twice6. Sporty7. Organizing8. Extremely
Discussion.Put these factors in order of priority from 1 to 11 (1 is the most important)Speech Training.A variety of types of schools.The duration of a school day.The reputation of a school.Teachers.Extra curricular activities.Multiculturalism.School discipline.School uniforms.Tests.The choice of subjects.The age children start and leave school.
HOMEWORK.1. Write a short article about your school (60-80words) Write about: type of school and classes, how students get there, hours, rules.2. Design a leaflet inviting students from abroad to spend a year at your school. Write about: subjects, a typical day at school, sports and extra-curricular activities.