Landmark Advanced Unit 14.1
Find out what your partner did at the weekend (from midnight Friday to midnight Sunday) and how long each thing took until you’ve filled all 48 hours.
How long did you spend… ing?/ did… take?/ did you… for?
What did you do between… and…?
An hour and a half
Three quarters of an hour
Just under/over an hour
A couple of minutes
Around/ More or less/ About/ Approximately…
do your chores/ do the housework- wash up (= do the dishes)/ stack the dishwasher/ tidy up/ mop/ hoover (= vacuum)/ make breakfast/ make brunch/ make lunch/ make dinner/ make supper/ make a snack/ bake/ dust/ wipe/ scrub/ iron/ do the laundry (= the washing)/ do the shopping/ lay the table- clear the table/ take out the rubbish/ clear up after…/ make the bed
text (= SMS)/ email
flick through/ read a magazine
gaze into space/ stare into space/ daydream
sleep- doze/ have a lie in/ nap/ siesta/ rest your eyes/ forty winks
choose what to wear
surf the internet
go for a stroll/ wander around/ potter around the house
look for things
eat- nibble on… (= snack on…)
go for a pee- go for a number two
queue (= make a line)
put on make up (= put on your face) – take off make up
watch a vid
brush your teeth/ floss
wash your hands/ face
swot (= study hard)/ cram (=revise intensively for an exam)
cut/ file/ polish your nails
go shopping/ window shopping
kill time/ hang out with
plan/ make a list
Today’s lesson is about time management. Which parts of your partner’s weekend show good and bad time management? Which of you have better time management?