Comparing Biographies: Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper

Write a paragraph (100 -140 words) comparing the two biographies. Add (new) detailed information. Don’t forget to give your personal opinion! Upload your homework here.


Grace Hopper: She taught computers to talk

a. Watch (without subtitles) the following video “Who is Grace Hopper?” and take notes about key events in her life:

b. Compare your notes with your partner’s

c. Watch the video again (with English subtitles) and check your notes.

d. Read the text “Grace Hopper: She taught computers to talk” PDF

e. Complete your Word List with new words

f. Explain and write your opinion on the following quotes:

Ada Lovelace, The world’s first computer programmer

a. Watch the video and take notes:

b. Share your notes with your partner.

c. Complete the gaps. Worksheet PDF

d. Update your word list


ICT Jokes

Enjoy your lesson and create your own jokes. Any ideas? Have a look here! PDF

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of…?

a. Look at the map in your FCE book. Create your own map, take a picture and upload it here. Prepare a 5-10 minutes talk about:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a big shopping centre/a school/ lots of neighbours/an airport/a park near where you live?