WorldView 3

Unit 2 Why women iron
1. PAIRS. Practice the conversation. Then switch roles. A: Do you think (1) baseball players are competitive? B: Sure. But (2) they're not as competitive as basketball players.

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A: Really? Well, I know that (3) basketball players are more aggressive than baseball players. B: Oh, yeah. (4) They push and shove each other to get the ball. A: (5) Not as much as football players do. B: That's true. But (6) basketball players are more athletic than football players. A: I disagree. (7) Football players are just as athletic as basketball players. B: (8) Do you really think so?

2. PAIRS. Use the substitutions in the box to create a new conversation. Practice the conversation. Then switch roles.

For example,
A: Do you think Jack is messy? B: Well, sure. But he isn't as messy as Stan.

Student A
(1) Jack is messy (3) Jack is less considerate than Stan (5) What about Kathy? She’s always on the phone. (7) Kathy is just as talkative as Jack.

Student B
(2) he isn't as messy as Stan (4) He plays really loud music all day. (6) Jack is more talkative than Kathy (8) Hmm. I guess that's possible.

3. PAIRS. Role-play the conversation. Use your own words for the underlined parts. Then switch roles.

WorldView 3: Model Conversation Practice, Unit 2 Copyright © 2005 by Pearson Education, Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use.

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