lunes, 21 de noviembre de 2011

British Airways Ad

Self-study activity:
This video activity is suitable for Básico 2 (elementary) students. First of all, watch this short ad from Britsh Airways without reading the text below and try to understand as much as you can.

Then fill in the gaps in the transcript with the missing words.

Those first young men the (1) ..., the aviators building super highways in an (2) ... sky. Leaving wife’s and children in their snug homes with just a kiss and a promise to (3)... . Roaring into the clouds to battle wind and stars. Their safety systems build of brain and (4) ... .
They landed where there were no lights. Transforming (5) ... names from tall tales into pictures on postcards home. And those next young men traveling (6) ..., faster, higher than any in history are the ones who followed them who skinned the edge of (7) ..., the edge of heaven, the edge of dreams.

And we follow them up them to live by an (8) ... promise. The same four words stitched into every uniform or every (9) ... who takes the command. To fly. To (10) ...  .

1 pioneers 2 unknown 3 return 4 heart 5 strange 6 further 7 space 8 unbreakable 9 captain 10 serve