Secundaria. Segundo grado.

Quest 2 Activity book

University of Dayton Publishing

Unit 9. Creating a Monologue

Respuestas del libro

Before you start...

A) Where are the people in the pictures?

Respuesta:

They are all speaking in front of people

B) What do you think they are saying?

Respuesta:

They are talking about a topic or explaining an idea

C) How are the situation similar or different?

Respuesta:

They are similar because they all are trying to talk to other people and they might explainig something

D) When and where have you spoken in similar situations?

Respuesta:

When is time to present in class

A) Look at the pictures and say where the people are and what they are doing

PICTURE 1

Respuesta:

Its a girl talking to his friends, like explaining an idea

PICTURE 2

Respuesta:

Is a girl like in a play or in the theather, she is playing the play

PICTURE 3

Respuesta:

Two guys are conversating at the work

D) Work with your partner...

1) What is a monologue?

Respuesta:

a long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast program

2) What are the characteristics of a monologue?

Respuesta:

  • It only talks one person
  • Do not have interaction with public
  • Talks about an specific topic and situation

3) How does the situation affect it?

Respuesta:

The situation can make that the author feel more confident to expose his creation. Maybe

4) How does the audience affect it?

Respuesta:

The audience is an important characteristic on a monologue because they have to show respect to the author and help them to present

5) How does the language change?

Respuesta:

It have to be more expressive and interesting because they are no interaction

G ) Listen again and complete the table with the different UK and US vocabulary that have the same meaning

A place where people sell things

Respuesta:

US: Store UK: Shop

A place where people live, usually with one floor

Respuesta:

USA: Apartment UK: Department

Clothes you wear on your legs

Respuesta:

USA: Jeans UK: Pants

Casual Sport shoes

Respuesta:

USA: Sneakers UK: Tennis shoes

Time spent away from home relaxing

Respuesta:

USA: Vacation UK: Holiday

The space on the street where people walk

Respuesta:

USA: Sidewalk UK: Pavement

A room with sink and toilet

Respuesta:

US: Bathroom UK: loo

Moving images that tell a story

Respuesta:

US: Movie UK: Film

H) With your partner, red an excerpt from the US monologue and decide how it would change in UK English

¿Que hacer?

Respuesta:

En este inciso lo que debes de hacer es cambiar todas las palabras que veas en el párrafo que sean de UK English. Puedes basarte en las respuestas que te di en el inciso anterior para que no batalles buscándolas. Solo tienes que reemplazarlas.

A) Match the pictures with the monologue

PICTURE 1

Respuesta:

MONOLOGUE 2

PICTURE 2

Respuesta:

MONOLOGUE 3

PICTURE 3

Respuesta:

MONOLOGUE 1

B) Analyze the main ideas of each fragment.

An expositional monologue describes the place and the people in the scene

Respuesta:

Monologue 2

A conversational monologue gives the speakers point of view on a topic to another character

Respuesta:

Monologue 3

A soliloquy reveals the speakers inner thoughts to the audience. No other characters can hear

Respuesta:

Monologue 1

C) With your partner, analyze the features of each monologue...

1) Which monologue uses colloquial or conversational language?

Respuesta:

Monologue 1

2) Which ones use the first person singular?

Respuesta:

Monologue 1 and Monologue 3

3) Which ones address the audience directly?

Respuesta:

Monologue 2

4) In which monologues does the speaker express personal feelings?

Respuesta:

Monologue 1 and Monologue 3

D) With your partner, decide which genre of monologue best fits the fragments.

Genre?

Respuesta:

Inner thoughts

B) Work with a partner. Based on your knowledge of the types of monologues, discuss what type you think this is.

What type of monologue it is?

Respuesta:

It is an expositional monologue because it explains perfectly the surroundings of the story and the place where the story happens

C) Discuss the questions

Does this expositional monologue describe the beginning or the end of this popular fairy tale?

Respuesta:

Yes it does.

How does this fairy tale end?

Respuesta:

The witch trhow a curse on the prince

D) Analyze the monologue and make notes in the chart.

Setting

Respuesta:

France, at a castle full of beautiful things

Characters

Respuesta:

  • Prince
  • Old woman

Events

Respuesta:

  • The old woman ask for shelter
  • The prince did not allowed her
  • She turn the prince into a beast
A) Work in paris and discuss the questions.

1) What does it mean to be fluent in a language?

Respuesta:

To be able to speak wihtout interrupting your self and without hesitating

2) What is more important: fluency or accuracy?

Respuesta:

Both are important but they have their own characteristics

3) What advice would you give to someone who was just starting to speak English?

Respuesta:

To practice a lot and take special care with grammar

C) With your partner, make notes on the four tips mentioned in the monologue for speaking fluently

TIPS

Respuesta:

  1. Speak in front of the mirror
  2. Speak whenever you get the chance
  3. Do not worry about mistakes
  4. Be very clear
H) Work in groups. Discuss different techniques for being fluent and make a checklist of ways to check your fluency

TECHNIQUES

Respuesta:

  • Do not hesitate
  • Try to use words that you are used to use
  • Be conscious of the topic
  • Be confident with yourself
A) Work in groups. Look at the rubric and answer the questions.

1) Does it include all of the aspects of monologues you have studied?

Respuesta:

No, the time management is not there, and is important.

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