Presentatie over: "Deltion College Engels C1 Gesprekken voeren [Edu/004]/ thema: There are lies, damned lies and statistics... can-do : kan complexe informatie en adviezen."— Transcript van de presentatie:
SBU 1 End products: a. cassetterecording of conversation b. list of words on theme ‘statistics’ Needed: recording equipment (or Digilab) dictionary and internet
Je hebt deze opdracht naar behoren uitgevoerd als je vlot over een vrij wetenschappelijk onderwerp gegevens van statistische aard kunt uitwisselen met een ander, waarbij je specialistische taal moet gebruiken.
Situation You are doing research in a particular field of study. In the course of your investigations, you draw up diagrams to show vital statistics, relating to the subject of your research project. You are going to discuss these findings with another, English speaking, research fellow.
Assignment for 2 students teamwork roleplay Tip: first do the idiom assignment!
You may find the following link useful to find out more about the appropriate kind of vocabulary: Click herehere
1Together with your partner(s) now draw up a list of expressions having to do with talking about ‘statistics’. If you could only think of Dutch words, translate them into English (needless to say, a dictionary may be useful here) 2Now make a word web on the theme. The following link may be useful for this purpose: Http://dictionary.cambridge.org. This is an English – English dictionary. What collocations* can you find? Http://dictionary.cambridge.org *collocation = fixed combinations (e.g. hard statistics) statistics
»Assignment: This assignment is meant to help you talk about some real research you have done, e.g. for your ‘profielwerkstuk’. Find the relevant graphs and print them for your partner. Explain to your partner what your graphs mean, how reliable the figures are and what you hope to prove with your test results. Should you wish to learn more about this subject, but not yet have any graphs available, go to the next pages and work with the info given there.
»Graphs to work with: Discuss with a partner what this line graph shows. How reliable does this graph seem?
»Graphs to work with: Now do the same with this bar graph. What conclusions can be drawn?
Now make your own graph: Of course, it is much more useful to talk about a graph that you have truly made yourself. In order to practise with this useful skill, click herehere
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