Discussion questions for a Space speaking lesson. Вопросы для обсуждения на английском языке на тему космоса. Ключевая лексика по теме выделена жирным шрифтом.
Дополнительно: План урока по фильму «Don’t look up!»
Step #1: Look at the pictures:
- Which space related objects can you see on the photos?
- Which of them do you like more? Why?
Step #2: Discuss the questions:
- Would you like to be an astronaut? Why or why not?
- A group of stars is called a constellation. Some examples are Orion, the Big Dipper, and Cassiopeia. What are the names of some constellations in your language? How did they get these names?
- Do you wish on stars?
- If you could take a vacation to the moon, would you? Why or why not?
- Have you ever used a telescope? What did you see?
- Do you think governments spend too much money on space research? Why or why not?
- Do you think people will ever communicate with intelligent aliens? Why or why not?
- What do satellites do? How would our lives be different without them?
- Can you name the planets in English?
- When do you think people will visit Mars? What do you think they will find there?
- How is travelling in space dangerous?
- Do you think there is life on other planets?
- Can you see many stars at night in your hometown?
- Have you ever seen a shooting star?
- Do you believe in aliens and UFOs?
- What is your favourite space movie?
- Are you afraid of meteor hitting the Earth? What would happen?
- Why can’t we see stars during the day?
- Would you like to be an astronaut?
- What do you think are the biggest challenges of being an astronaut?
- Would you like to experience zero gravity and weightlessness?
- What kinds of feelings and emotions do you think you would have on the morning of a journey into space?
- What small personal item would you take with you on a journey into space?
- Which country do you think will be the first to send astronauts to Mars?
- There is a widespread urban myth that the famous Apollo moon landing shots were filmed in Hollywood by Stanley Kubrick. Why do you think this myth is so popular?
- What is your opinion of science fiction series and films like Star Trek and Star Wars?
- What do you think of the idea that we could escape into space if (or when) the earth becomes uninhabitable for whatever reason?