Adjectives to describe conversations
Six speakers say what makes conversations ejoyable, frustrating etc.
Vocab: butt in, flow, hog etc
Discussion + split reading.
Vocabulary: word families - students complete a table of the different parts of speech of various items from the reading
Students talk about areas of contention in relationships.
Role play telephone conversation between boyfriend and girlfriend, then listen to similar conversation
Pron: intonation when angry
Different types of adverbials; position of adverbials.
Shift of meaning with adverbs such as 'only' when the position is changed
Speaking: Students personalize on eavesdropping and overhearing coversation.
Listening: 2 'overheard' conversations
Exercises on simple vs continuous aspect with perfect and continuous tenses.
Useful phrases for informal conversations with strangers
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