Market Leader Elementary Unit 3
Think of problems with some of these words and see if your partner can think of good solutions, commenting on what they say. You can use more than one word together if you like. Note that some of the words below are positive, so you’ll have to use a sentence that makes them negative.
big/ large boring
bright cheap/ reasonable
cold/ cool confusing
dangerous/ risky dark
difficult/ tricky dirty
expensive/ pricy far
fast/ quick flexible
high hot/ warm
long loud/ noisy
low messy/ untidy
narrow near/ close
neat/ tidy new
Match up opposites above. Note that they might be in the same column.
What phrases can you use to ask for advice, give advice and comment on people’s advice?
Do the same activity as above, but this time with nouns with “not any” and “some”.
Do the same activity with the verb “has/ have”/ “has got/ have got”.
List problems that people typically have at work in your country, e.g. “People don’t usually have any…”, then listen to tapescript T1.35 and compare their ideas to yours.
Do the same for problems that companies often face in your country, for example “Companies usually have some…”, then listen to tapescript T1.36 and compare their ideas to yours.
Share some problems that you found solutions for, then listen to tapescript T1.37 and compare their ideas to yours.
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