Expressing opinions (B1)

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LESSON SET OVERVIEW

With this lesson set, your students will:

  • learn and practise functional language for expressing possibility, doubt and certainty,
  • talk about one of the three topics: online learning, earable devices or having a pet.

In the first lesson students learn and practise functional language useful when giving opinions. The language is then used in the second lesson to discuss different ideas.

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Lesson 1

Introduce functional language
Standard Lesson 60 min Unlimited Plan

I doubt that… (functional language)

General

Students learn functional language for expressing possibility, doubt and certainty (e.g. There’s no doubt that…, I suppose…, I’m not so sure…). They watch two sets of video clips and practise the target language in several tasks.

Lesson 2

Practise the functional language further
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min Free+

What we learn online

General

In this Speaking class students talk about online learning and looking for information online. They also watch a video. Encourage students to use the functional language in ex. 5, 6 and 7 (slides 11-17).

adjectives to describe technology
Standard Lesson 60 min Premium Plan

Stay connected at all times

Technology

Students talk about cutting-edge wearable devices like the Levi’s® jacket, the Ai Pin and smartwatches. They watch two videos, read a text and practise adjectives. Encourage students to use the functional language in ex. 7, 8 and 9 (slides 18-23).

Critical Reading Club 30 min Unlimited Plan

Ready for a pet?

Lifestyle

With this CRC worksheet, at home students read an article about responsibilities that come with having pets. Then, they discuss an article and learn pet-related vocabulary in class. Encourage students to use the functional language in ex. 4 and 5 (slides 10-12).

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