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Special Events  Apr 18 Strategies






           Expressing and sharing your ideas is an important way to learn more and challenge yourself.
           When you want to ask for and give an opinion use the phrases below.



                        Reactions (R)                    Follow up questions (FQ)


            Okay/ Yeah/ Right/ Tell me more/             Who...? Where...? When...?
              I see. Really? Are you kidding?            What...? Which...? Why...?
                   That’s cool/interesting.
                   Oh no! That`s too bad!                    How...? Do you...?
                      Sounds terrible!                    Can you...? Have you...?


            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 do you think is better, studying hard or having fun?
            2. Which do you think is better, school in the spring or the summer?
            3. Which do you think is more fun, sports clubs or art/music clubs?




       Steps      Preparation

           With your partner brainstorm some words, ideas and phrases about ‘Going back to school’.
           Think about in and outside of your country. Can you give any examples?



                              Good points                                           Bad points



















                  Conversation



           Talk about the following topics for 8 minutes per group. Make sure you use all the phrases
           above to use ask and give opinions.


           1. Are you happy to be back at school?!
           2. What are your goals for this year? Why?
           3. Which clubs do you want to enter/continue? Why?

      8    4. Would you like to travel and study abroad? Where?
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