Do collocations discussion questions

New Cutting Edge Intermediate Module 11 pg 120 and Module 12 page 122

Discuss whether you agree or disagree with the following statements and why:

1. School children should be forced to do exercise until they are eighteen

2. Everyone should have to do at least one foreign language at school and university

3. Everyone should do military service

4. Men should be forced to do a fair amount of housework (rather than leaving wives who also work to do it all) by law

5. Children who do badly at school should be in different classes from those who do well

6. Employees should be free to refuse to do overtime

7. Doing very dangerous adventure sports should be banned, just like dangerous driving is

8. People who need to be rescued while doing adventure sports should have to pay the government for the cost of their rescue

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Do collocations discussion questions- Worksheet 2

Without looking back at the previous page, fill the gaps below (more than one answer might be possible for each gap):

1. School children should be forced to ________________ exercise until they are eighteen

2. Everyone should have to __________________ at least one foreign language at school and university

3. Everyone should ______________ military service

4. Men should be forced to ___________ a fair amount of housework (rather than leaving wives who also work to ______________ it all) by law

5. Children who ______________ badly at school should be in different classes from those who _____________ well

6. Employees should be free to refuse to ___________ overtime

7. ______________ very dangerous adventure sports should be banned, just like dangerous driving is

8. People who need to be rescued while ______________ adventure sports should have to pay the government for the cost of their rescue

How many more expressions can you think of which use the same verb?

Check New Cutting Edge Intermediate Module 11 page 120 to see if there are any expressions you have forgotten.

Discuss the last two questions above as a class. What adventure sports do you think this could refer to, and what can go wrong and need rescue in those sports?

Read about the adventure sport on page 122 and try to guess what went wrong.

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2 Responses to Do collocations discussion questions

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