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Nature  Sept 18 Strategies






           You reviewed these strategies in August, let’s use them the classroom.


                 Asking for Opinions (AO)                  Giving Opinions (GO)

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

                                     Checking Understanding

                      When Speaking                           When Listening                 Touch below to play!


                  Sorry, I don’t understand                     Is that clear?                     Students
                      Can you explain?                      Do you understand?
                                                      How do you say (...) in English?             Teacher


            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 was harder in the hot summer, studying or doing club activities?
            2. Which is better to do, use a fan or use the air-conditioning?

       Steps  3. Which causes more problems – using too much air-conditioning or using cars?
                  Preparation




           With your partner brainstorm positive and negative things about climate change below. Then
           exchange these ideas with another group.
                                                                                                  For example
                                                                                               More hurricanes




                                                   Climate Change









                  Conversation



           Talk about the following topics for 8 minutes per group. Make sure you use all the phrases
           above to ask and give opinions. Don’t forget to check understanding.


           1. Is climate change caused by humans?
           2. Is climate change the biggest global problem?
           3. The summer is so hot, what should our Government do to help?

      8    4. What should we all do to slow down global warming/climate change?
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