Date: April 25, 2013

Class theme/topics discussed:
Same sex marriage

Goal of the class:
To practice students’ speaking skill;
To know what is happening around us.

Structure of the class (unless you attach your lesson plan below):
1 pair-work: If there is no television, what will our world look like?
If cloning is legal, what will happen?
If people can live for 150 years, what will our world be?
If everybody studies on line, what will happen?
2 Videos about future world
3 Introduction to today’s topic: Kindle ads; handout with new vocabulary and questions
4 What is your opinion?

What technology, media or props did you use? ( satellite tv, internet resources, playmobiles, etc.)


What worked well in this class? What did not work?
The students love the topic. They learnt some new words during the class and also expressed their opinion with others.

How could this class be improved/ modified?

Please attach your lesson plan and handouts for this class below – if you used any.


支持 support 反对 against
合法 legal 非法 illegal
同性婚姻 Same-sex marriage 法案 bill
出柜 out of closet 同性恋 Homosexual
同志 comrade, guy 拉拉 lesbian
伴侣 partner 性伴侣 sexual partner
安全套 condom 性病 sexual disease

1. 4月24日法国通过了同性婚姻法案,现在世界上有哪些国家承认(admit)同性婚姻合法?
2. 美国哪些州承认同性婚姻合法?
3. 你是否支持同性婚姻合法化?为什么?
4. 支持同性婚姻合法化有什么好处?有什么坏处?
5. 我们不应该问同志哪些问题?