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WORKING ON THE TEXT

Ex.1. SKIMMING:

a.Read the headline and the first sentence of each paragraph of the text. Pair up to discuss the guessed-at topic of the article.

b. Read the first paragraph and the last paragraph of the text. Then work in pairs to discuss the guessed-at contents of the piece.

c. Read the text during two minutes. After two minutes, get into pairs to discuss the contents of the piece.

Ex.2. SCANNING:

a. While scanning the text find the answers for content-specific questions given by the teacher.

b.While scanning the text read the sentences containing the key vocabulary words given by the teacher.

Ex.3. READING: Read and translate the text “Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.”

Ex.4. INTERNET SEARCH: Find in the Internet the additional information on

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.

. Share your findings with your classmates.

Ex.5. VOCABULARY: Circle any words you do not understand. In groups, pool unknown words and use dictionaries to find their meanings.

Ex.6. TEXT QUESTIONS: Look back at the text and write down some questions you would like to ask the class about the text.

  • Share your questions with other classmates / groups.
  • Ask your partner / group your questions.

Ex.6. CHAT:Discuss with your classmates the key ideas of the text.

Ex.7. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text.

Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

Ex.8. COMPUTER PRESENTATION: Make a computer presentation on the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.

Ex.9. SPEAKING: During the demonstration of your computer presentation speak on the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS).

Ex.10. VIDEO: While watching the video about the ACBPS activities give your

extended comments.

EX.11. WRITING: Write a short message about the differences between the FCS

and the ACBPS.

GRAMMAR REVISION

Gerunds and Infinitives

Ex.1.Multiple Choice

Choose the correct answer for each gap below.

HINT: This quiz focuses on whether verbs can be followed by a gerund, a noun + infinitive, or BOTH.

1. Debbie urged_____ the Eiffel Tower while they were in Paris.

visiting

visiting/them to visit

them to visit

2. I remember_____ up at 4:30 AM to make it to work on time.

him to get

getting/ him to get

getting

3. The math teacher doesn't allow _____ calculators.

using/us to use

using

us to use

4. Sallie wanted _____ longer, but I was so tired that we had to leave.

staying/ us to stay

staying

us to stay

5. The Japanese teacher encouraged_____ in class.

speaking/ the students to speak

speaking

the students to speak

6. The consultant advised_____ costs.

them to reduce

reducing

reducing/ them to reduce

7. I need _____ me move the table.

helping/ you to help

you to help

helping

8. The zoo keeper permitted _____ the snake.



us to touch

touching

touching/ us to touch

9. Do you mind _____ a few more minutes?

waiting

me to wait

waiting/ me to wait

10. The hiking course requires_____ in the snow.

camping

us to camp

camping/ us to camp


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