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Special Events  Apr 19 Strategies

           Reactions - Respond to good or bad news, show surprise or express interest. Use these
           Reactions and make your conversations more natural. Follow up Questions - A Follow up
           Question helps your group to explore more ideas and opinions. First, add a Reaction and then
           ask an appropriate Follow up Question.
                                                                                             Test your strategies!
                        Reactions (R)                    Follow up questions (FQ)

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


           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


           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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