In the Online version of the TOEFL exam students are required to speak into a microphone and record their voices. We can simulate this by having the students record there voices on their computers. One open source software that I recommend highly is Audicity.
If they have made their recordings on MP3 or an OOG format they can podcast their talks on the web.
Read the question below and on a piece of paper map out what you will say:
Imagine that you have been elected Emperor of the
Entire World for a week. Who would you talk to and what would you do?
read the following
The Safer Less Dangerous Sex
From the ideas of Psychologist Dr Anne Campbell
men have ruled the
roost in almost every society since the dawn of civilization. From
position of power they have been able to spread ideas that are likely
them in control. And women's aggression has indeed been ridiculed as an
abnormality, an illness or madness. Even today there is a stigma
fighting talk in the powder room. All you girls should now have one
your lips — what happened to women's liberation? Hang in there girls,
remember, a revolution always starts with a whisper.
Finally respond to this
In life, who do you think has the more difficult time :
Men or Women? Explain your reasoning.
Read the question below and on a piece of scrap paper and block out what you will talk about:
Your school is to have
a visit by a
well known TV
journalist. You are to have a private interview with this Reporter.
What would you like to talk about and why?