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English Seminar Weekly Schedule


MONDAY 28th.
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;c1ass 1
Jntroducing Yourself and Others
:Lead in (game)
'Instructor and participants self-introduction
Oral Exercses
!Feedback

'8:00 a.m.-10:00
'10:00-12:00 p.m.

jOnline classes
Access Quia Tool
Class 1: Answer and Submit activities

,1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

'fUESDAY 29th.

:8:00 a.m.-10:00
110:00-12:00 p.m.

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!1:00-5:00 p.m.

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!Review of class 1
(Daily Routine
1Talk about Daily Activities
iWH- Questions
jAdverbs of Frequency
!Oral Exchange
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WEDNESDAY 30th.

iclass 3

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ciass 2 review
1Personalities
lFlashcards
!Describing people
;Fm in exercises
!Oral Discussion

8:00 a.m.-10:00
110:00-12:00 p.m.

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:c1ass 3: Answer and Submit activities

l :00 - 5:00 p.m.

THURSDAY 31st.
,8:00 a.m.-10:00
10:00-12:00 p.m.

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Shopping
!Sale and huy things
shopping common expressions
Role Plays
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INTRODUCE YOURSELF ANO OTHERS


Do you know sorne ways to greet people in English?
How do you introduce yourself and others?
What are the different ways in which you can finish a conversation?
Make a list of all the expressions you know

LOOK AT THE DIFFERENT WAYS TO GREET PEOPLE

Hi.
Hello.
Good morning.
Good afternoon.
Good evening.
Hey.

How are you?


How's it going?
How're you doing?
How do you do?

Very well, thank you.


Great, thanks.
Good, thanks.
Also well, thank you.
Pretty good, thanks.
How about you?
Great, thanks. You?

THE MOST COMMON INFORMATION YOU GIVE WHEN YOU INTRODUCE


YOURSELF IS:

Name;
Nationality:
Occupation:
Age:

Heflo. How are you? My name is (John).


1 am (American).
1 am an (English teacher).
1am (50 years old).

Look at the example:

Hello. My name is Diane Lopez.


1am a Mexican student.
1 am 18 years old.
What is your name?

WHEN

YOU

INTRODUCE

SOMEONE

SJ.Ji., YOU COMMONLY SAY:

"'et me

introdu~e

(SY.$le Smilh) to you..

This is (Susie Smith).


This is my friend, (Susie Smith).

OTHER PHRASES YOU CAN USE WHEN YOU MEET SOMEONE ARE THE
FOLLOWING:

Whars your name?


Who are you?
My name is ...
lam ...
My friends call me ...
You can call me ...
1think we've already met.
1don't think we've ret (before).
This is ...

Meet ...
Have you met. .. ?
Helio, ... (name)
Nice to meet you. (informal)
Pleased to meet you.
Pleased to meet you, too.
How do you do? (formal)
Nice to see you.
Nice to see you again

Examples:
A: Good morning Mr. Potter, this is Mr. Jackson.
B. Pleased to meet you.
C. Pleased to meet you too.

A:
B:
A:
B:

Hello l'm Liz, what's your name?


Hi! l'm Tom.
Nice to meet you.
Nice to meet you too.

A: Hi! My name is Samantha, but you can call me Saf!!:...

B:
A:
8:
A
C.

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your name?
l'm Tom, 1think we've already met.
1 don't remember but nice to meet you.
Nice to meet you. This is my friend Peter.
Nice to meet you.
Nice to meet you too.

NOW, LET'S LOOK AT THE DIFFERENT WAYS TO SAY FAREWEll


(GOODBYE)
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Have a nice day.


See vou later.

Thank you, have a nice day too.


See vou.

Example:

Edward:

Good afternoon!

Charles:

Helio! How are you?

Edward:

Fine! And you?

Charles:

Not bad. l'm Charles. What's your name?

Edward:

l'm Edward. Nice to meet you!

Charles:

Nice to meet you too! This is my brother, Si

Simon:

Hi! Pleased to meet you!

Edward:

Nice to meet you. Well, see you later guys.

Charles:

Bye!

Simen:

See you.

Practice conversation
Carlos: Hi, my name is Carlos. What's your name?
Diego: l'm Diego.
Carlos: Where are you from Diego?
Diego: Konna, and you?
Carlos: 1live in Mexico City. l'm sixteen.
Diego: l'm sixteen too. 1like working out and boxing. 1work ata gym. What about you?
Carlos: 1work in a garage on Thursdays and Fridays. 1like playing video games and listening to rap and hip hop music but
1don't like Justin Bieber and Twilight.
Diego: 1don't like really nervous people. l like tellingjokes and 1like geometry. 1would like to be an architect, and you?
Carlos: 1like science a lot. 1want to be a computer programmer.

Other guestions:
Where do you live?

Where are you from?

How old are you?


What do you like to do?

Do you have any hobbies?

Do you practice any sports?

What do you dislike?

What gets on your nerves?

What bugs you?

Do you have a part time job?

Do you work?

What would you like to do in the future?


What do you want to be when you grow up?

What are your plans for the future?

Possible answers:
1dislike ...

1can't stand ...

1hate ...

1really like...

1enjoy...

1think ... is cool!

1work

at (place) on (day) in (season)

I' m scared of...

1don't have a job

l'm not working right now.

l'd like to be a/an ...

1think 1'11 be a/an ...

l'd like to work ...

l'm not sure what 1want to do later.

1don't know.

1have no idea.

1haven't decided yet.

When/
getup
?

What/
for breakfast
?

What/
do/
in the morning
?

What/
do/
in the
afternoon
?

When/
leave home
?

Where/
go
?

Howoften/
watch TV
?

What/
for lunch
?

What/
for snack
?

When/
go to bed
?

What/
for dinner
?

What/
do I
in the evening
?

What/
do/ on
Saturday

What
do / on Sunday
?

Where/
work
?

What/
study
?

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Whattime /
start work
?

Howoften /
goout
?

When/
have a shower
?

Howoften/
workWith a
computer
?

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Where did you spend
your childhood? What
favourite memories do
you have?

Where were you


born? Where are
your parents from?

What are your hobbies?

Did you study after


school? Where? What
course did you do?

Do you have a partner?


How did you meet?
Where are they from?

What job do you do at


the moment? What do
you like/hate most
aboutit?

Do you have children?


What are their names and
how old are they? Describe
what they look like.

Have you travelled?


What have sorne of
your favourite places
been?

What type of food do you like?

What are your hopes for the future?

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3. Who wants to be a veterinarian? ____________

4. Who likes chess?

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6. Who works in a cafeteria?

7. Where does Jess work? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _--1

8. Who likes biographies? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __

9. Who Jives in Montreal?


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10. Who doesn't like clowns? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __

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13. What does Kim want to b e ? - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

14. Who wants to be an architect? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __

Can you translate these words?

Describing

people

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Poverty
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lnjustice
Dishonest

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Hypocrite
Helpful_

Bullying

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Sick
Racist

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Fighting

lmpatient
Pessimist

1 Violence
Narrow minded
Snob
Rude
MeanComplaining
Nasty
Coach Potato

Occupations:

lawyer

forest ranger

hairdresser

doctor

architect

fisherman

inventor

computer programmer

mechanic

singer

nurse
cook

designer

Daily Activities
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1. This is your timetable. Answer your partners questions.
Mv timetable

9.00

get up and have a shower.

9.15

have breakfast

9.45

do the shopping

11.00

clean the house

13.30

havelunch

15.00

watch tv

21.30

go out with friends and have dinner.

23.00

go to bed.

2. Now ask your partner about his/her timetable (What do you usual/y do at f.flht
,t;fr;[g,<;lf..?J and write the information.
My partner's timetab/e

8.00
8.45
9.30
12.00
14.15
15.30
17.00
18.00
3. Write a text about your partners timetable. (Example: He/She gets up at nine
o'clock.... )

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1. Ask your partner about his/her timetable (What do you usual/y do at

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My partners timetable

9.00
9.15
9.45
11.00
13.30
15.00
21.30
23.00
2. This is your timetable. Answer your partners questions.

My timetable

8.00

get up and have a shower

8.45

go to work by bus

9.30

start work

12.00

have a coffee break

14.15

havelunch

15.30

continue working

17.00

finish work

18.00

get home and relax

3. Write a text about your partner's timetable. (Example: He/She gets up at nine
o"c/ock....)

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Which ofthe following housework chores/jobs do you do and how do you feel about them?
Fill in the table then compare and discuss with your partner(s).
Can't do it

t/

Hate.doing
it

Don~tmind.

doing it

Likedoing
it

Washing the dishes by hand


Drying the dishes
Loading the dishwasher
Emptying the dishwasher
Washing clothes by hand
Loading the washing machine
Hanging washing
Folding clean laundry
Shopping for food
Cooking
Cleaning up the kitchen
General cleaning
Tidyingup
Shopping for household items
Ironing
Taking the trash out
Cleaning the yard/garden
Cleaning communal areas of an
apartment building/residential area
Shoveling snow
Raking leaves
Repairing clothes
Repairing other things
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Longman Photo Dictonary ESOL Skills for Life Entry 1 (Literacy)

r - :ok at the pictures.


What can you see? Tell your partner.

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DictionU)' ,'
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Read the sentences.


Write the number.
I have a shower.
I goto bed.

Iwatch TV.
I getup.

I go to work.
I have breakfast.

Match the words to make sentences.


1

I get : \ _ breakfost.

I have

TV.

I hove

to college.

I go
s I watch
6 Igo
4

up at 7 o'dock.
to bed at 11 o'dock.
a shower.

Write the missing words.


I ............................................. up at 7 o'dock.

I ............................................. to college.

I ............................................. ashower.

I ............................................. TV.

I ............................................. breakfast.

I ............................................. to bed.

Read about Amina s day.


1

I get up at 7 o'clock. Then I have a


shower and I have breakfast. I go to
college at 9 o'dock, In the.ev~ing
I watch TV. I go t~ bed afll o'clock.
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!alk about your day.


hen write about your day.

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Longman Photo Dictionary ESOL Skills for Life Entry 1

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Look at the pictures. What do you do every day? Can you say it in English?

Check in the Longman Photo Dictionary.


Match the sentences and the pictures.
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1get up.

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1have a cup of coffee.

f get dressed.

1go to bed.

s 1 brush my teeth.

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1wake up.

a shower.

1 have

1 go

1watch1V

to work I college.

D
D

1have breakfast.

What time do you do these things?


Write sorne sentences.

Examples:

I usually get up at 7.30.


I have breakfast at about 8 o'dock.

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Longman Photo Dictionary ESOL Skills for Life Entry 1

, . lesley's day
Read about Lesley.

Lesley is an ESOL teacher at Hackney College in Londcih. On


weekdays she always gets up at about 7 9'clock. She has a shower.
and then she has breakfast with her husband and dallghter. After
breakfast she brushes her teeth Jnd gets dreSed and then she ~
takes her daughter to,school. She goes to cotlege,bybicyde at
8.30 and she Startswork. at 9 ci~:lock:

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At about 1.30 she usually has lunch. She has a sandwic'.h and
sorne frut in heroffice. She finishes work at 01do~k a11d piF~
up her daughter from her after-school club. she.uslly has ,; '
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dinner at about 7 o'dokan~ th~~ she has a c(Jp ~fc?ffee. In the , . ..,~0~...,,,,f , 1 ~c:!lll;'-~i\#f*"'"""....-..f''
evening she. watches televiskmc>r sometimes she Ji~eris to the:rad.io. She likeslste,nfrl'g ,:,
to music. She usually goes to bed at about 11.3q. ben she reads h.er book for abut:half an
hour. She goes to sleep af midnight..

What is this text about? Tick (.1) one box.


What Lesley does every day.
What Lesley likes doing in her free time.

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QTRUE or FALSE.
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Lesley gets up at seven o'clock.

TRUE

FALSE

She has a shower in the morning.

TRUE

FALSE

She goes to college by bus.

TRUE

FALSE

She picks up her daughter after work.

TRUE

FALSE

She likes listening to music on the radio.

TRUE

FALSE

She goes to bed at eleven o'clock.

TRUE

FALSE

Answer the questions.


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Who does she have breakfast with?

How does she go to college?

Where does she have lunch?

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What does she have for lunch?

. Now put the paper away and tell your partner about Lesleys day.

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Longman Photo Dctionary ESOL Skills for Life Entry 1

1O Qictionary

Answer the questions about you.


1

What time do you get up?

Do you usually have a shower in the morning?

How do you go to work or college?

What time do you start work or college?

Where do you usually have lunch?

What do you have for lunch?

What time do you have dnner?

Who do you have dinner with?

What do you do in the evening?

rn

What time do you go to bed?

Now cover the questions. Can you remember them?


Practise the questions. Then ask your partner. Write short answers.
Don't read the questions.
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What time ... get up?

Do ... shower. .. morning?

How.. .work or college?

.11.

What time ... start work or college?

Where ... lunch?

What. .. for lunch?

What time ... dinner?

Who ... dinner with?

What ... do in the evening?

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What time ... bed?

Now write about your partner.

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Describing People

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1. Describing a Person
(general appearance)
Read the dialogue, and practice with a partner.
A: You know Angela, don't you?
8: Angela? What does she look like?

A: She's tal/ and thin. She has long, brown hair.

8: How old is she?


A: l'm not sure. She's In her twentles, I think.
B: Oh, the Angela that works at the bookstore?
A: Yes, that Angela!
8: Yes, 1know Angela. She's very pretty.

2. Describing a Person
{personality)

3. Describing a Person

Read the dialogue, and practice with a


partner.

Change the information in bold to different


lnformatlon. Practice again.

A: What's your new teacher like?

A: Do you see a small boy in a blue raincoat?

8: He's great. He's really funny and outgoing.

B: Hmm. What color pants is he wearing?

A: That's good to hear. Is he strlct?

A: He has black jeans on. He's a/so wearing


a red baseball cap.

B: No. He's pretty easygoing.

{clothing)

A: Do you thnk you'll learn a lot from him?

B: Oh, 1think 1see him. Is he wearing rubber


boots?

B: Yes, he's very knowledgeable. He has been

A: Yes!

teaching for many years.

A: He sounds like a great teacher.

B: He's right there. (ponts) Over by the big


slide.

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Describing People

Functional English

4. Questions and Responses - Describing People


Different types of questions require different types of responses. Write an example response
for each question, ora question for each response. Use the words in brackets to help you.

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What's your new roommate like?

(personality)

( 2)

How is the new coach?

(personality)

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What does your boyfriend look like?

(appearance)

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Can you describe the missing child?

(clothing)

How old is your neighbor?

(estmate)

(6')

Is she a blande ora brunette?

(red hair)

(j_)

What did she wear to the party?

(8)
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? He's really funny.

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ? They are in their thirties.

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5. What Are Sorne Different Ways of Describing People?


Work with your classmates to brainstorm different ways of describing people (internat and
extemal). E.g. clotnes, eye color, age ...

6. Adective Assembly
Get into small groups. Find an adjective that can be usad to describe a person for eaoh letter
in the alphabet. Then have an Adjective Assembly with your whole class. Share the words
your group carne up with! Write down any new words you learned on the back of your paper.
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7. Eyewitness
Work with a partner and take turns being an investigator and a witness to a crime. What
questions would the investigator or police officer ask in order to get a good description of the
criminal? Practica your dialogues. Then present them to the class. Try to use sorne of the new
adjecUves you learned during your AdjectiveAssembly;
Our Questions

what wa.s he/she wear:n:i?

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'l/ow tal! wa.5 he/.She?

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8. Describe and Guess


Choose a famous _person and describe this person to your classmates. Use interna! and
externa! ehar-aeter-isties in yeur- deser-iptien. Yeur- elassmates wiH guess wha yeu are
describing. Your person can be dead or ative. Remember to change the tense to past to
describe someone who is deceased.

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COMPARING PEOPLE

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Write your own answers to the questions below. Then a~k your partner the sarne questions.
Then write a paragraph about your sirnilarities and differences.

Me

My Partner

Do you like to play music ?


Areyou shy?
Do you like to talk about
fashion?
Are you artistic ?

Are you outgoing ?

Do you ]ove to exercise ?

Do you like pets ?

Do you like technology ?

Do you like to tell stories


orjokes?
you like challenges ?
After writng your answers and interviewing your partner write a parngraph about your
similarities and differences. Try to use the appropriate vocabulary.
For example:
I talked to len. We have sorne sirnilarites. Far exarnple, both ofzL~ like
to play rnusic. I play guitar and X plays piano. Also, We aren 't shy. We always gossip
a lot. etc ................. .
However, we also have sorne differences. I arn artistic. I like to design clothe~
but len Lm't artistic. She likes technology and knows how to use rnany devices. etc ..... .

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Expressing Y ourself
Directions: try to complete the following expressions about yourself.
// I dream about - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2) I

think about

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< I am afraid of - - - - - - - - - - -

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5 J On the weekends I like to - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 I am good at - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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I am glad when _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __

9) I am sad when

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lO! I don't believe - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

! 1) I have difficulty with _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __


l2) I laugh when - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - l3) I cry when - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14} I get angry when - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - r

Ilove itwhen _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _~

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Personality vocabulary survey

Example questions:
Talkative survey

l. Why are some people very talkative?

2. Do you usual/y like talkative people? Explain.


3. Where do you dislke talkative peop/e ?
a) classroom

b} cafetera c) department store d) other

4. When are yo u talkative?


5. What are you talkative about?
Choose one of the words or phrases from below and write 5 survey questions below:
sincere
organized

outgoing

passionate

energetic silly

Survey

serious

laid back

weird
reliable

Student 1

easygoing

cheerful

annoying

intelligent

shy

Student 2

Student 3

romantic

enthusiastic

Student 4

Student 5

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2.
3.
4.
5.

Write a short report after you have talked to five people.


For example: Most students think people are talkative when they are excited. Some students think talkative people
are annoying in the classroom. However, a few students like talkative people everywhere. Man y students said they
are talkative when they get good news. One student said she is talkative when she talks about clothes. Etc....... .

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shoes,

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big,

small,

long,

shorts

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blouse,

skirt,

shirt,

sweater

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belt,

purse,

coat,

earrings

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bathrobe,

pajamas,

vest,

nightgown

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cardigan,

blouse,

turtleneck,

pullover

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belt,

bra,

slip,

panti es

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socks,

scarf,

stockings,

pantyhose

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tailor,

clerk,

dressmaker,

seamstress

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vest,

suit,

boots,

sports jacket

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Talking shopping
Do you .............. .
a. buy discounted goods
b. retu m goods

1- - - - -

c. do online shopping

2_ _ _ __

d. tip

e. like waiting in line


f . bargain

3 _ _ _ __

4- - - - - -

g. like window shopping


h. try on clothes
i. use a shopping cart
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6- - - -

8- - - - - - 9-

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Label the pictures with the following vocabulary.


hat, harmonica, musician, underground, dress, busker

Create short conversations about the above situations using the


vocabulary and phrase above and try to expand:
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Do you buy discounted goods?


Yes, 1do.
What kind of discounted goods do you buy?
l like to buy clothes.

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May 1help you?

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Everything in this department is on sale today.


All the sweaters are on sale today.

l'm just looking right now.


l'm just browsing.

Everything in the store is 25% off today.

lf 1can be of any help, just let me know.


lf you need anything, just let me know.

Can 1try this sweater on please?


May 1try this dress on please?

Can 1try these pants on please?


May 1try these shoes on please?

blouse
suit
jacket

these boots
these pajamas
these shorts

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The dressing rooms are over there.


The fitting rooms are right here.

How was it? How were they?


How did it fit? How did they fit?

lt's a little too big.


too loose

The change rooms are at the back.

How dd you like it?


How did you like them?

too long
lt's a little too small.
too tight
too short
1don't like the color.
1don't like the style.

Do you have a smaller size?


Do you have a bigger size?

Did you check the rack?


Did you look on the shelf?

1'11 have a look in the back. 1'11 be back in a minute.


1'11 check the storage room. 1'11 be right back.

Do you have any other colors?


Do you have any other styles?
Does it come in other colors?

How would you like to pay for that?

Do you take debit cards?

Yes, of course.

How do you want to pay for that?

Do you accept Visa?

Yes, certainly.

MasterCard?
American Express?
personal checks?
That sounds good.
That sounds great.

Just fill out this form.


Just complete this application.

What a bargain !
What a good deal!
What a savings!

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lnterview your partner, and write their answers to the questions about clothes and style in
the spaces provided. Do not write their partner's name on the questionnaire.

1. What kind of clothes do you like?

6. What is the best fashion advice you've


been given?

2. Describe your favourite tem of clothing.

7. What style of clothing is in-trend at the


moment?

3. What item of clothing would you never


wear?

8. What do you normally wear to a party or


for going out?

4. What do you wear to work I school I

9. What are your favourite shops or clothes


designers?

university?

5. What colour do you like to wear?

1 O. Is there a hairstyle you would never


have?

When you have finished, give your completed questionnaire to your teacher.

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1. Below are extracts from two shopping conversations. Decide whether each
sentence is from Conversation 1 or 2.
Conversation 1 - A customer calling a website's customer service representative.
Conversation 2 - A customer and a shop assistant talking in a shop.

Shopping Phrases

It arrived in a damaged box. 1

Here's your recept. _

I'll take ir.

When 1 tried it to use it, it wouldn't work. _

W ould you like a bag? _

I was charged far something I didn't buy. _

I'd like a refund please. _

Jt's on syeca{ offer. _

I paid by credit card. _

I t' s a bargain. _

It' s supposed to be a secure website. _

How would you like to pay? _

An extra charge has appeared on my statemenl -

In cash, please. -

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2. In pairs, role-play the two conversations below. Use the phrases above.

Role-play 1
Student A - You bought something online . When it arrived it was faulty. You have also been
charged for something you didn't buy.
Student B - You are a customer service representative. Sometimes goods are faulty
because they've been damaged in the post. There shouldn't be any problems with credit
card fraud beca use your website is secure. Be as helpful as you can.

Role-play 2
Student B - You are a customer. You see something ata great price. You'd like to buy it far
your friend's birthday. You don't need a bag. You have your own.
Student A - You are a shop assistant. You ha ve a number of special offers at the moment.
Try to sell the customer as many things as you can_

3. Present your role-plays to the class.

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Clerk:

Can 1help you?

Customer:

l'm just looking right now, thank you.

Clerk:

Everything in this department is on sale today.

(ten minutes later)


Customer:

Can 1try this sweater on please?

C/erk:

Certainly. The dressing.rooms areover there.

(a few minutes /afer)


Clerk:

Howwasit?

Customer:

lt's a little bit too big. Do you have a smaller size?

Clerk:

Did you check therack?

Customer:

Yes, but there weren't any.

C/erk:

1'11 have a look in the back. 1'11 be back in a minute.


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(a minute later)
Clerk:

Yes. We have one.

Customer:

Great. 1'11 take it.

Clerk:

How would you tike to pay.for that?

Customer:

Do you take debit cards?

Clerk:

Yes, of course. But if you would like to. open an account with us today, you'll receive 10%
off yourfirst purcnase.

Customer:

Okay. That sounds good.

Clerk:

Justfill out thisforrn ar;id 1'11 givf3 you ai~mporary card today. Your ~ctuaLcard wiU.be
mailed in abouttwo Vfeeks. Witti the . sale and the .extra 10% discount, your purchase comes
to $49.99, including tru<.

Customer:

What a bargain! Thank you.

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Clerk:

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Customer:

l'm

Clerk:

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Custorner:

Thanks. 1will.

right now, thank you.


, just let me know.

(ten minutes later)

Customer:

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Clerk:

Certainly. The

are over there.

(a few minutes later)


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Clerk:
Customer:

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Clerk:

_________________________________?

Customer:

Yes, but there weren't any.

Clerk:
(a minute later)

Yes. We have one.

Customer:

Great. 1'11 take it.

Clerk:

Customer:

Do you take

Clerk:

Yes,
receive 10% off your first purchase.

Customer:

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. But if you would like to open an account with us today, you'll

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Clerk:
Your

Okay.
Just
this form and 1'11 give you a temporary card today.
actual card will be mailed in about two weeks. With the sale and the extra 10% discount,
your purchase comes to $49.99, including true

Customer:

What a

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Separate the three jumbled shopping conversations into dialogue one, two and three.

Customer
_1_ Could you tell me how much these jeans are, please?
~ l'm looking far something to go with this shirt.
_3_ 1bought this skirt last week, but it's too small.
Shop assistant
_
l'm afraid that's the only size we have at the moment.
_
They are $19.99.
_
Well, we have sorne new trousers just in. They are half price, too.
Customer
_
Do you accept Visa?
_
Could you arder another one far me?
_
They're nice. Do you have one in dark blue?
Shop assistant
_Yes, but it would take two weeks l'm afraid.
_
l'm afraid not. But there is a light blue one.
_Yes, of course.
Customer
_
OK, 1'11 take it then.
_
That's too long. 1 need it far a party on Friday.
_
They are nice, too. Could 1try them on?
Shop assistant
_
l'm sorry. Would you like to choose something else?
_
Of course, the changing rooms are over here .
_
1'11 just put it in a bag far you.
When you have finished, read each conversation with a partner.
Work with a partner. Create your own clothes shop conversation between a shop assistant
(SA) anda customer (C).
SA: Can 1help you?
C:
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C:
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C:
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-SA: _
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C: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Present your conversation to the class.

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