Working sessions: 3
MODEL: Listen to a PODCAST by the BBC: 6 Minute English www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-181213
Activity 1: Watch some interviews
Watch the interviews below as models. They are two famous interviewers talking to ordinary heroes.
Why are these people heroes? What have they done? Discuss these questions in your teams.
Activity 2: Write the interview
Interview a superhero for a radio program.
You must interview the hero/ heroine you have created.
Every person must speak for about 2 minutes. We propose: 2 interviewers, the hero/heroine and one witness/person being helped (Total 4 people)
You will have to write the full script, both the questions and the answers and send it to your teacher before recording the Podcast. When corrected, you will upload it to
THIS IS JUST A PROPOSAL.
1. Introduce and greet the guests
Introduce the hero saying who he or she is and what did he or she do according to the witness/person being helped.
Draw up a series of questions you would like to ask your hero or heroine:
2.1 Background (date and place of birth, education, family, hobbies, superpowers origine etc)
2.2 Career, achievements: What he or she has achieved ,how he or she has done it.
eg. "What action do you feel most proud of?"
2.3 Current career
Enquire the hero about his or her day to day life at work or his or her current professional activity.
Try to be original.
eg." What do you do when you are not saving the world?"
2.4 Private life
Ask him or her about things concerning his or her private life.
eg. " Are you married?" "What do you do in your free time" ?
2.5 Future plans
Write questions which refer to his or her future plans.
eg. "What are your plans for the future"?
3. Farewell greeting.
Complement the hero, thank him / her for the deeds done and thank also the witness. Say goodbye to your guests.
Check the Rubric for the Podcast
Listen to some podcasts with the Rubric in mind.