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Worksheets for advice / suggestions
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Advice topics (241)
Ss read out problems and other students give advice.


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Suggestions and advice - reference (488)
Reference table with common forms for suggestions and advice


Book references for advice / suggestionsPage top ↑

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
Unit 4 Body  Pages 35 - 36
(1) Listening (advice about healthy lifestyles)
(2) Gap fill focusing on key phrases
(3) Write reply letter to someone wanting to be more healthy

Unit 7 Review 1  Page 64 
Speaking : what would you take with you on a five-year space mission (+ prompts)

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 
Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
Module 3 At rest, at work  Page 26 
Should for advice. Picture for presentation, Short texts -> discussion of what the people in them should do
Module 9 Old and new  Page 85 
Students are given a budget and have to redesign a coffee bar (illustrated)
Module 12 Got to have it  Page 112 
Real life section. Four conversations. Listen , complete sentences for key language. Prepare similar dialogues in pairs

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 6 Getting it right  Page 70   Real life
Students read advice given on Internet discussion forum, then write answers to a similar question.
Module 6 Getting it right  Page 71   Study - practise
End-of-unit practice exercises
Module 6 Getting it right  Pages 64 - 65  How to
Gap fill and listening on how-tos. Students then prepare how-tos to tell others

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 4 Challenge  Page 44   Useful phrases and pronunciation
Six conversations about minor health problems (Revamp of previous edition unit 4, p34) Follow up pairwork activity: A explains problem; B responds un/ sympathetically and gives advice

Photocopiable resource books

Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate book cover Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate 
Will Forsyth   Sue Lavender   
6 - 7 Advice and suggestions  Pages 6 - 7
Chapter 6
(1) Match phrases for giving advice with examples

(2) Sentence completion (replies to problems) using picture prompts

Chapter 7
(1)Multiple choice : choose the correct caption to pictures (6)
(2) Mating : match above with explanatory stentences (meaning, register)


Intermediate Communication Games book cover Intermediate Communication Games 
Jill Hadfield   
15 - Told you so!  Page 15 
should /ought Giving advice using rold cards should have One year later follow-up
25 - Lifemap  Page 25 
Board game with dice and counters.

Speaking / listening skills books

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate 
Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
Listening 1 - Money advice  Pages 8 - 9
Fiancial adviser gives budgeting advice to a student.

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  
Sue Kay   
29 What's the matter?  Page 29 
Health problems: cue cards with pictures. Students give negative / postive advice

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