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Is probability useful in real life?

Subject taught
- Math

Language Skills Developed
- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking

Transferable/Scientific Skills Developed
Student will develop self-motivation, analytical skills, problem-solving skills connected with probability.

General aims
Students should be able to:
- Explain what probability is
- Demonstrate how probability is used
- Find the probability of simple and mutually exclusive events
- Know key vocabulary in English
Linguistic aims
Students should be able to:
use present, past and future tenses
use several mathematical terms
present information verbally in English.
Subject specific aims
Explain what probability is and how it is applied
Use probability to solve real world examples

Target group age lower secondary school students (13-14 years old).

Level of competence in English (CEFR) Students should have basic English grammar and vocabulary. B1/B1+

Firstly, teachers need to select vocabulary items that learners need to know and understand in order to be able to process the input in the videos and tasks. Probability Script and Glossary will be very useful to do it. At the beginning teachers should introduce key vocabulary and use it in many examples.
Next, teachers can use the video ( and discuss the content with students in English. Then, it is a good time for Exercises from the project website. Students can discuss answers in English. Depending on time teacher can introduce more exercises presented on slides. As a homework teacher can ask students to watch a video and do some exercices presented on slides on the project website.

Possible difficulties for the students
Students should have basic arithmetic skills and be able to use their calculators appropriately.

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