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May 12, 2012

A to Z about the Titanic

Filed under: student presentations — richardlstansfield @ 3:31 am

* Class 152

Team 2

A to Z about the Titanic is a hot topic of conversation these days. we have 3 topics of the titanic. The first topic is the movie. The hero & heroine in this movie are Jack and Rose. The movie’s theme song is ‘My heart will go on’ sung by Celine Dion. Examples of the movie’s best scenes are ‘Jack & Rose on the deck’, ‘Jack & Rose in the carriage’, and “drawing Rose nude”.

And examples of best quotes are ‘I’m flying’, ‘I see you’, and ‘Put your hands on me, Jack.’ This movie has a lot of background story. Examples of the story are ‘secretly filming’, ‘composite photograph’, and ‘Director’s cameo appearances’. and staff made Titanic half because of production money. 1)
Second topic is historical fact. This historical fact can be people who existed, discovery projects, and the reasons for its sinking. People who existed are the Orchestra band, the captain of the ship, etc. And about existence people’s age and sex.

Reasons for its sinking are smelt technology’s weakness and captain’s inattention. Discovery projects are about scale, time, and ways. The ship’s design can be about speed, beauty, scale and authentic interior design.2)

Finally, third topic is rumor about Titanic. These are Titanic’s sinking because Super moon and mummy’s curse. last thing is ‘Titanic 2’. It’s might be called ‘Jack is back’.3)

Reference Site
1) naver
2) nate
3) google

Discussion Questions

Why do you think the Titanic sank?

If you were Jack, would you decide to die to save Rose?

what do you think was the best scene in “Titanic”?

Keyword

sink – it disappears below the surface of a mass of water.

draw – to produce a picture of something using a pencil, pen etc:

Titanic – April 1912 New York Newfoundland during its maiden voyage towards the southern section in the collision with the iceberg, the sinking of the 1,500 paid to the victims of British luxury liner

(adjective) extremely powerful, strong, important or large

rumor – a piece of news or information which is passed from person to person and which may or may not be true.

ice berg – ice berg is a large tall mass of ice floating in the sea.

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Teacher’s Note:

This vocabulary will be on Written Test #2:

1. sink: (verb) to disappear below the surface of a mass of water

2. rumor: (noun) a piece of news or information which is passed from person to person and which may or may not be true

3. iceberg: (noun) a large tall mass of ice floating in the sea

This discussion question will be on the Final Speaking Test:

If you were Jack, would you decide to die to save Rose?

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