Identity Theft

a. Read and listen the definition of Identity Theft

b. Listen, take notes and answer the following questions:

  • What does having an identity mean?
  • Is our identity secure?
  • What can we do when our identity is established?
  • What do criminals do when they steal a person’s identity?
  • Why are sensitive documents at risk? How can we keep them safe?
  • How do criminals use phone calls, emails and fake websites to fool people?
  • Why is it important to review bills and bank statements?

c. Read the text and check your answers

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Privacy Online

a. Listen and complete the cloze test PDF

b. Discuss and answer the following questions:

  • Why is privacy online different than it is in the real world?
  • How is nearly everything we do online documented and analyzed by companies?
  • Why is our data important to the success of online companies?
  • What can we do to understand how our data is being used and make choices to protect it?

Gaming Disorder

a. What is gaming disorder? Read a definition here

b. Listen and complete the multiple choice quiz

c. Listen and fill in the gaps

d. Work in pairs/groups. Discuss with your classmates: What do you think? How serious are these addictions? How can we treat them?

Gaming – Internet – Smartphone – Chocolate – Shopping

e. Report your ideas to the class.

The Most Popular Programming Languages

a. Read and listen here

b. Work in small groups (3-4 students). Discuss the following questions and take notes on your partners’ answers:

  • Which language of coding would you recommend to learn first?
  • Which programming languages do you want to learn? Why?
  • Computer languages such as FORTRAN and COBOL were once very popular, but not so much anymore. Why do you think they lost popularity?
  • Which languages in the top 10 do you think will drop in 10 years? Which one will gain in popularity?

c. Read about the Top Programming languages of 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d Role – Playing Activity: Work in small groups and imagine to have a conversation with an expert (or experts) who is the author of a very successful book: “The 10 top programming languages of the future”. Play your role!

e. Write (Homework) an opinion paragraph (100-140 words) and explain your point of view referring to the best programming languages to learn today.