Inside Out Upper Intermediate Unit 4
Ask about your partner’s weekend and use as many of the expressions below as you can to react to what they say. If your partner agrees that it is a suitable reaction, you can cross off any box you use.
|That’s a shame||I envy you||That’s sounds awful|
|Oh dear||Oh well||You poor thing|
|I know what you mean||That must’ve been awful||You’ve only got yourself to blame|
|That sounds delicious||I really must try that some day||That’s such a coincidence. I…|
|I don’t believe it!||That’s a pity||I’m sorry to hear that.|
|Lucky you!||Better luck next time!||That sounds wonderful|
|It serves you right||You’re joking||You’re kidding!|
|So, what happened?||That was lucky!||Wow!|
|Congratulations||That sounds relaxing||You must be very proud|
What things people say are likely to get these responses?
“You poor thing”/ “That must be awful”
“I know what you mean”
“It serves you right”/ “You’ve only got yourself to blame”
What about for physical problems?
Read the conversations on page 34 and compare them with your ideas.
PDF version for easy printing: YourWeekendFunctions2