students should be able to
On oral presentation
Teacher and class members
On uploaded product
Students have to
write a comment on whether they like or dislike their name and, if they dislike it, a comment on what name they would prefer/like or if they would prefer their first name in a different language
Students have done well if they
Make sure that all stories are told and sufficient feedback is given to all students.
A final discussion on the findings should take place in class and be attended by every student.
The task travels well as it is easy to understand and accomplish. It furthers student creativity and demands the application of the foreign language in ICT on the basis on CEFR.
Depending on the skills and the language level the task can be either shortened to the first part where students try to find information about their first name on the Internet.
A second step could be to find out about the surnames.
The third step could be about downloading a map from the Internet and filling in the variations of the names.
Last but not least students could then upload their products on YouTube or another platform which can also be restricted to the members of the class.