Daily Dose of Internet #6

Some more Daily Dosing…

Activity 1: Watch from 0:00 – 0:16

Who is in the wrong here:

The gorilla? The woman? The guide? The local authorities? Everyone? No-one?

Activity 2: Watch from 0:00 – 0:16

This type of tourism is unethical and should be banned.

To what extent do you agree?

Activity 3: Watch from 0:16 – 0:34

  • What’s the coolest / craziest / weirdest haircut you’ve ever had?
  • Have you ever chosen a style / haircut / item of clothing purely for its shock value?
  • Have you ever made an interesting style choice when drunk? E.g. a piercing you regret, a strange hairstyle, a tattoo…
  • The guy in the video was a YouTuber looking for views/likes/shares. Do you think social media celebrities take things too far sometimes, or is it mostly harmless fun?

Activity 4: Watch from 0:42 – 0:53

Write a 100-word story titled: ‘The day the sky turned to blood’

Activity 5: Watch from 0:56 – 1:10

Why do monster magnets explode like that?

If you know, explain it. If you don’t, Google it!

Activity 6: Watch from 2:04 – 2:11

Imagine this is an official ‘Feline Fighting World Championship’ match. Prepare your own 7 seconds of commentary. When you’re ready, play the clip again with your commentary as a voiceover.

Activity 7: Watch from 2:11 – 2:23

Option 1 – share an imaginary anecdote with your partner about the time you got stuck in a self-cleaning toilet cubicle.

Option 2: Write a 100-word news article titled: CEO trapped overnight in self-cleaning toilet.

Activity 8: Pause at 2:25

Caption competition!

Categories: Lesson Ideas, videos

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