Inspirational English, Issue 40, 2017 Inspirational English, Issue 40, Sep Oct2017 - Page 22

Before the class prepare a worksheet with a black dot in the middle. At the beginning of the lesson tell your students that you have a surprise test for them today. Hand out the worksheet and say that they have 20 minutes to write a text about what they see on the sheet. Once the time is up, collect the worksheets and read the texts without any comments. Explain that the same task was assigned by a professor a while ago. Play the video to show what the professor had in mind when he gave the assignment. Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWYuPE8UJNs Write down Oprah Winfrey’s quote on the board and ask the students what the famous philanthropist means: “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” 22