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starting / maintaining conversations


Worksheets for starting / maintaining conversations
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Converstation starters (741)
Twenty seven commonplace statements (We had a great weekend. My feet are killing me. etc.) to cue responses - Did you? etc + ways of continuing a conversation.


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Matching mill (735)
Eleven statements or questions with responses. 'How's it going? 'Can't complain.' etc


Book references for starting / maintaining conversationsPage top ↑

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 1 Past and present  Pages 15 - 16  Making conversation
Recorded dialogue. Listen, analyze, practice.

Speaking / listening skills books

Real Listening & Speaking 3 book cover Real Listening & Speaking 3 
Miles Craven   
Unit 1 How are things?  Pages 10 - 12
Starting, maintaining and ending coversations. Includes language for responses - so / neither etc. Includes 3 listening passages

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