Kickstarter – how easily can you invent something brilliant, useful and original? – Entry 3 Group 2 – class notes – 11th May 2016

Tests for homework:

  1. http://www.learnenglish-online.com/grammar/tests/comparativeadjectives2.html
  2. http://www.agendaweb.org/grammar/comparative-adjectives-exercises.html
  3. Lots of grammar exercises here

Lesson Objectives

  1. Today – for one day only: two for the price of one. Like at your local supermarket; but today we have 2 classes for the price of one.

  2. Creating an alphabet of Comparatives, Superlatives, Adjectives, Nouns & Adverbs

  3. Salford then and now. Looking at Salford Quays where Group 2 will be visiting The Lowry & The Imperial War Museum North next week

  4. Sanjay Dastoor: A skateboard, with a boost

  5. Adverbs review

  6. Create a Kickstarter project

Boosted Boards – TED Talk by Sanjay Dastoor: A skateboard, with a boost

First it was an idea, now it’s a business!

Raising money with Kickstarter

More examples : An easy to adapt Electric Bike: read more here

AiraWear – The World’s First Massaging Hoodie

AiraWear – Kickstarter page here

The first pants that makes sweatpants unnecessary by Christoffer Bak …
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1356450388/the-first-pants-that-makes-sweatpants-unnecessary?ref=category

Think about what you could create and how you make your first million dollars doing it.

But first you will need to use comparatives, superlatives and adverbs to describe your product.

Part One:

Introduction and Discussion Discuss the following questions

• Do you think that skateboarding is a good form of transport? Why/why not?

• Can you think of any other types of lightweight, easy to use methods?

• Do you think it is important to create new types of transport? Why/why not?

Today’s words:

efficientadjective

B1 working or operating quickly and effectively in anorganized way:The city’s transport system is one of the most efficient in Europe.We need someone really efficient who can organize the office and make it run smoothly.

expend icon

zestful adjective

full of energy and enthusiasm:Her zestful performance made the film very successful.They symbolized zestful youth.

portable – easy to carry – portable TV:

 

 

 

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