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St. George's Market

St. George's Market

Today we are going to visit one really traditional place in Belfast: St. George's Market. St George's Market is one of Belfast's oldest attractions. It was built at the end of the nineteenth century and it is one of the best markets in the UK. It has been selected for numerous awards for its fresh, local products and good atmosphere.

It has a weekly Market on Fridays, the City Food and Craft Market on Saturdays and the Sunday Market. It also has a variety of different events throughout the year.

At the end of the session, you will have:

  • read and answered some questions about St. George's Market.
  • revised the use of -ed/-ing adjectives.
  • designed the final version of the interview.

Would you like to know more about St. George's Market? Do you usually go to the market to buy any products? 

Visit St. George's Market Official Website and try to find out the following information (Read the following questions and answer them):

  • Is there WiFi in the Market? Is it free or do you have to pay? (To find out, visit the "About the Market" section).
  • How many different types of shops are there? Which is the most interesting in your opinion? Why? (To find out, visit the "Our traders" section).
  • Is there a shuttle bus service? How many bus stops? When is the first and the last service? (To find out, visit the "Shuttle bus timetable" section).
  • Can you hire St. George's Market for an event? How much do you have to pay for 1 session (4 hours)? (To find out, visit "Hiring St. George's Market" section).

You have to answer these questions in your learning diary.

Remember that St. George's Market must be part of the route at your Google Sites map.

Continue with your posts on Twitter (#taskinterview and #projectbelfast). Choose some of the shops you would like to visit at the Market and tweet their names. You can also tweet the answer to the previous questions adding the link of your post.

You can see more images of the people and shops in the market watching the following Flickr album.

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'That book was interesting. I felt really interested.' Few, but common, adjectives end in either -ed or -ing:worried/worrying, relaxed/relaxing, excited/exciting

'-ed' adjectives

Adjectives that end in -ed are used to describe how people feel:

  • 'She was surprised to find that he had been upgraded to first class.'
  • 'He was confused by the findings of the report.'
  • 'I felt tired after working hard all day.'

'-ing' adjectives
Adjectives that end in -ing are used to describe things and situations. Compare these example sentences to the ones above:

  • 'Being upgraded to first class is surprising.'
  • 'The findings of this report are confusing.'
  • 'Working hard all day is tiring.'

Let's read some more informartion about the difference between -ed/-ing adjectives at the british council adjectives.

If you need extra practise, you can do the activity Extra practise about -ed/-ing adjectives.

You can compose a digital poster to explain the difference between both types of adjectives.

In order to compose a good digital poster, you have to take into account the 'Rubric to assess a digital poster'.

Your task : The final version of your interview

Task Step 5: Designing the final version of your interview.

After having visited this picturesque place in Belfast, it is now time to design the final version of the interview that you have been working on about the last time you went to a shopping centre. Remember that it will be published at your learning diary and shared through Twitter.

 

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In pairs, you can start rehearsing the dialogue of your interview. Your teacher can help you with your doubts. Remeber that you have to record your interview and then upload the result of the interview to your personal diary. Remember that you can use the WeVideo tool. 

In order to produce the best interview you have to follow the following rubrics:

Remember to take into account the content of the rubrics to produce the best possible video interviews. The production of the video is the visible part of a big amount of work. 

Learning diary

Learning Diary. Step 6: Summarising all the steps taken so far in order to design your interview.

After having finished the conversation in your interview, you have to revise all the work you have done so far in order to summarize all the steps you have followed. You can also share the link of the post of your learning diary through Twitter using the hashtag #taskinterview

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