Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Are Exotic pets worth it? English Conversation lesson

I have always had cats and dogs for pets.  Actually I have had more cats than dogs, and since I live in a quiet part of Jerusalem, having a dog would get the neighbors upset.  But there is nothing like the excited yelp of your dog when you come home.  The ears flapping, the happy barks ah,. . . But would you like a zebra?  



Baron Walter Rothschild and his team of zibras 
Read this article and discuss it with your English teacher http://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/my-little-zebra/33889?utm_source=Outbrain&utm_medium=CPC&utm_campaign=INTL%20-%20All%20Clicks%20ALL%20Devices


Key Terms 
 emblazoned
exotic animal auction
Zebra-Zorse-Zonkey Association (IZZZA )
tracks zebra ownership
 an easy trot
 contend
domesticated
novice
gazillion -slang word
exotify-slang word
hard to break in
training montage
 stalls
the norm
the allure

Questions 
What are the pros and cons of owning a zebra? 
Is there a law in your country about owning exotic animals?
Why do people love zebras? 
Why are zebras hard to train? 
Why do zebras bite and kick? 
Have you ever had a pet? 
If you have had a pet, What pets have you had? 
How long did you have the pet? 



Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher


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