Agreeing and disagreeing with others

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LESSON SET OVERVIEW

With this lesson set, your students will:

  • learn and practise the phrases for agreeing and disagreeing,
  • talk about modern gadgets,
  • improve speaking skills and use phrases for agreeing and disagreeing while talking about one of the following subjects: nature, gifts, kids and tech or job perks

This lesson set is designed not only to teach students how to agree and disagree with each other but also to have more practice while discussing a topic of your choice.

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Each lesson in the set is also a standalone lesson.

Lesson 1

Start by teaching phrases for agreeing and disagreeing
phrases for agreeing and disagreeing
Standard Lesson 60 min Premium Plan

What a cool gadget! (phrases for agreeing and disagreeing)

Technology

In the first lesson of this set, students learn the phrases for agreeing and disagreeing (e.g. Exactly, I’m not so sure about it, You’re right,). They also talk about smart gadgets and work in groups or pairs to complete tasks.

Lesson 2

Choose one of the lessons to make students practise the phrases
environment conversation class
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min Unlimited Plan

Our relationship with nature

Global Issues Lifestyle

Students discuss outdoor activities and people’s relationships with nature and watch a video. They can practise the target language when working in pairs and discussing ideas in ex. 3 (slide 6), agreeing with comments in ex. 5 (slide 11) and choosing tasks in ex. 6 (slides 13-14).

worksheet on employee benefits
Standard Lesson 60 min Unlimited Plan

What motivates you at work?

Business

This lesson on motivation and job perks helps students practise the target phrases through discussing quotes in ex. 2 (slide 6) and talking about statements in ex. 4 (slide 10). You can also encourage students to use the phrases while doing ex. 11 (slide 23) in pairs.

Standard Lesson 60 min Premium Plan

Gift giving

Lifestyle

Students discuss gift giving, watch a video about a birthday gift and learn verbs and adjectives to use with the word ‘gift'. To practise the phrases for agreeing and disagreeing, students do ex. 3 (slide 11) and ex. 6 (slide 18).

Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min Unlimited Plan

Teaching kids about tech

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This lesson about kids and technology offers a variety of activities: students share memories, watch a video and discuss tips. They can also practise the phrases from Lesson 1 when working in pairs and answering questions in ex. 2 (slide 5), discussing the best age for activities in ex. 6 (slide 12) and agreeing with statements in ex. 7 (slide 14).

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