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Where will it end?

1 Listening: cryonics Discuss with other students:
  1. What is cryonics? (If you don't know, look at the dictionary definition on p.215.)
  2. What do you think about this? 2 Listen to this extract from a radio programme.
  3. Make a note of what the Michaels family are doing and why.
2 Listen to this extract from a radio programme. Make a note of what the Michaels family are doing and why.
3 Listen again and complete the following sentences appropriately.
  1. The headquarters of The Cryonics Institute is in..........................................
  2. Paul and Maureen believe that after they die they will still..........................................
  3. The reason for being sent to America is so that they can be kept in cold storage in .............................
  4. Paul doesn't mind if his son, Alex, .............
  5. Paul's attitude to what he is doing is totally ..................
  6. Paul thinks that spending money to be frozen is like having..........................................
  7. Famous people who are interested in cryonics include..........................................
  8. Paul has hated the thought of death since he was..........................................
  9. Mrs Michaels compares what they are planning to do with..........................................
4 What do you think of what the Michaels are doing? Do you think it is a sensible use of their money?
Speaking In Part 3 of this paper you will be given some kind of problem-solving task usually involving pictures. You and your partner will carry out the task together for three to four minutes (with no participation by the examiner).
After this, you may be asked to report the decisions you have reached and then in Part 4 you will be asked questions of a more general nature related to the topic of Part 3 for another three to four minutes.
2 Look at the magazine cover designs below and on page 55 and listen to the task. Look at Exercises 3,4 and 5 before you do it.
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