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Getting To Know

Apartment or House Which suits you better?


In 60 seconds:
Pair work: Describe where you live. Your partner will guess if it is an
apartment or a house.

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Speak Up
Watch the video and discuss.
Why does the man choose to rent an apartment instead of buying a house?
Do you agree with his opinion?

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Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he_ltUfb5RQ
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Wear Your Words


Listen and repeat. Then, choose a word to define.
Cost-effective (adj) /kst.fek.tv/
Spacious (adj) /spe.s/
Pricey (adj) /pra.si/
Privacy (n) /prvsi/

Security (n) /skjrti/


Purchase (v) /p.ts/

Pair work Student A: Choose a word and define

Student B: Guess the word and make a sentence with it.


Example: I choose to live in an apartment because it is cost-effective

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Wear Your Words


Explanation of phrases
Keep an eye on st/sb

to watch or give your attention to someone or something


that you want

Make use of st

to use something well

Make a sentence about living place using the given phrases and pictures
Example: I am keeping an eye on buying a new house.

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Essential Structures
EXPRESS IDEAS:
I am of the opinion that + clause

It seems to me that + clause

In/from my point of view, + clause

Example: I am of the opinion that living in a house is better than living in an apartment.
In pairs, use the given structures to share your thoughts about the following
pictures.

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Raise Your Voice


A couple has enough money to buy a new house or an apartment. The

husband wants to buy a house, but his wife would prefer to buy an apartment.
In 90 seconds, which should they choose based on the advantages and
disadvantages?
Student A: You are the husband. Express
your opinion and try to persuade your wife.

Student B: You are the wife. Express your


opinion and try to persuade your husband..

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Assessment Form
Here are some comments on your performance.

Students

Pronunciation

Vocabulary

Grammar

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Feel free to ask if you have any questions!


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What We Gain
Vocabulary related to a house or an

apartment.
Keep an eye on st/sb
Make use of st

Express ideas
Have a discussion about buying a
house or an apartment

Please do your homework in the downloadable outline from the website!


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Homework
Complete your mission and find more in related lessons.

Your mission

Take note of what you need to improve


(Vocabulary, Grammar and Pronunciation)
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Take those lessons

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