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English 2

Oral production activity unit 2


Topic: Healthy eating

Dear Students,

You will participate in an assignment of making a video about your family’s eating habits.

Here are the steps to complete the assignment:

Step 1:
Watch this video ab0ut a British family’s eating habits:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKbIilKwJwg (5´28”)

Step 2:
Prepare a script describing what your family’s eating habits are. Talk about:
• what you usually eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner
• what you ate the day before
• what food and how much food your family usually buy (You can show us some food,
the kitchen, the fridge to make yourself clearer!)

You can start like this:


Hello. I’m Ana and these are my family’s eating habits. On weekdays, we usually have fresh
orange juice and coffee. We eat some toast too. My father doesn’t drink much coffee. Sometimes,
we …

Step 3:
Stand in front of the camera and record yourself in a video showing some food, the kitchen, the
fridge and tell us your family’s eating habits.
Practice several times before recording the final version of your video.

Here are some things to keep in mind while recording your video:
 Speak as clearly as possible.
 Smile.
 Be in a well-lit area.
 Be confident.
 Look at the camera when you speak.
 Don’t just read.

Some guidelines to make your video:

 Use vocabulary and grammar structures studied in Unit 2:


 vocabulary about food
 count and non-count nouns
 quantifiers (some, a lot, any, much, a little, many)
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 Your video should last about 1 minute or 1 minute and a half (1’-1’30).
 Use youtube.com to make the video. Test your video works well before sending the link.
Change video privacy setting to “Public” so your teacher can view it.
 You can also use any other software to make your video.
 You have to paste the link of your video and the script (the script is referential) in the
Assignment section (Actividad in Unit 2) on Blackboard.
 Use the template below (See page 3).

Assessment criteria:
 pronunciation and intonation
 fluency
 accuracy
 task achievement (clarity and use of webcam)

This task is due on Sunday, April 7th at 23:59 p.m.

Hola. Soy Edson y estos son los hábitos alimenticios de mi familia. Durante la semana,
generalmente tenemos agua y galletas en la cocina. También comemos muchas frutas.
En el desayuno comemos muy saludable yogurt, pan integral, galletas y en algunas veces
jugos de frutas como papaya, fresa, naranja.En mi familia nos gusta mucho el pollo, pero
no a mi papa.Mi hermana bebe demasiado cafe y mi hermano le gusta la gelatina.Por las
noches tenemos la costumbre de cenar muy poco, alguna bebida caliente,leche , o alguna
sopa.
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Oral production activity unit 2

Topic: ______________________________________________

Student: ____________________________________________________________________
Course: _____________________________________________________________________

Link to video: ________________________________________________________________

Script:
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This task is due on Sunday, April 7th at 23:59 p.m.