Thursday, September 7th- Présentations, déroulement année.

Oral : Alex Economou spent a gap year / took a year off / a break in foreign countries / far from his native country probably to help

needy/disadvantaged/deprived/destitute/desperate people / because he didn't know what he wanted to do in the future / to meet new

people and learn languages.

Friday, September 9th- Alex Economou took a gap year / took a year off / took a break and went to foreign countries / went abroad

to help disadvantaged (+synonyms) people / to discover a new way of life, new customs.  Maybe he didn't know what he wanted to do / he

didn't have any idea about ... he didn't have the slightest idea / in order to / so as to ... Definitions of a gap year.

Text: A gap year abroad. Oral : he lived in a Buddhist temple, so he had to change his way of life

Thursday, September 15th - He lived in basic conditions / it was a great / amazing / awesome / gratifying / rewarding experience

even though / even if / in spite of / despite

Both Chris and Alex enjoyed their gap year ... Neither Chris nor Alex will forget this experience, it was unforgettable / unbelievable.

oral : they had to get used to new customs / boil

Homework : write one sentence with despite, one with even though, one with neither+ one with both.

Friday, September 16th- Correction phrases. When tourists visit Sri Lanka / travel in SL, they have to / are obliged to boil the water in Sri Lanka not to be sick / in order not to / so as not to have stomach / belly / tummy problems / they can't drink unboiled water without being sick, without health pbs but Chris and Alex got used to drinking unboiled water.

Homework : 2 worksheets : be used to / get used to + advice to tourists.

Thursday, September 22nd- Correction be used to / get used to + advice to tourists + you should avoid taking the cal buses / you should avoid drinking tap water + suite texte : they got used to ... Distribution Reading strategies

Friday, September 23rd- Fin texte + Début video : one teacher advises students to travel and take a gap year

Distribution texte A Gap Year Abroad : Alice Clarfelt

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