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Nature  June 18 Strategies





           Now combine all of the strategies to give an opinion, a reason and finally a clear example.

                 Asking for Opinions (AO)                  Giving Opinions (GO)

                    What do you think?                        In my opinion…
                   What’s your opinion?                Personally speaking, I think…

                  Asking for Reasons (AR)                   Giving Reasons (GR)

                  Why (do you think so?)                 One (another) reason is...
                         How come?                          It’s mainly because...

                 Asking for Examples (AE)                   Giving Examples (GE)

                        For example?                    For example...For instance...
                        For instance?                   One (another) example is…


            Practice time! Use the 3 questions below and focus on using the target language above.
            Check how many times you can correctly use the strategies.


            1. Which is a more pressing issue, reef damage or rising sea levels?
            2. Which countries are environmentally friendly?

       Steps  3. Which countries are not environmentally friendly?
                  Preparation



           With your partner brainstorm some ideas – how can we be help our planet?


              Water              Only take showers

              Energy

              Food

              Transport

              Nature
              Animals




                  Conversation



           Talk about the following topics for 8 minutes per group. Make sure you use all the phrases
           above to ask and give reasons. Don’t forget to support your reasons with examples.


           1. Are you environmentally friendly?
           2. Can we be more eco-friendly?
           3. How will global warming change your country?

      8    4. How will global warming change our lives?
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