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A big surprise for grandma Suggesting, giving opinion, negotiating, offering help and talking about plans Isabel de la Cru...
Instructions <ul><li>Get together in groups of three. </li></ul><ul><li>Imagine you are brothers and sisters, and you want...
Suggesting <ul><li>Why don’t we…? </li></ul><ul><li>e.g.  Why don’t we buy her a ring? </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Interme...
Expressing your opinion <ul><li>I think we should… / I think we could… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g.  I think we should buy her a...
Offering help <ul><li>Shall I…? </li></ul><ul><li>e.g.  Shall I send the invitations? </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Intermed...
Remember <ul><li>Suggesting </li></ul><ul><li>Why don’t we…? </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s… </li></ul><ul><li>What about…? </li>...
Talking about your plans… <ul><li>We’re going to… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g.  We’re going to throw a party. </li></ul>Isabel d...
… and predictions <ul><li>It’s going to… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g.  It’s going to be fun. </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Interme...
Remember <ul><li>Talking about plans </li></ul><ul><li>We’re going to… </li></ul><ul><li>I’m going to… </li></ul><ul><li>H...
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Activity to practise different communicative functions (making plans, suggesting, giving opinion) and grammar points (will vs. be going to).

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  1. 1. A big surprise for grandma Suggesting, giving opinion, negotiating, offering help and talking about plans Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio I
  2. 2. Instructions <ul><li>Get together in groups of three. </li></ul><ul><li>Imagine you are brothers and sisters, and you want to organise a big surprise for your grandma’s 80th birthday. </li></ul><ul><li>You have 15 min to suggest different things to do, give your opinion, discuss and negotiate until you reach an agreement. </li></ul><ul><li>Once you have decided, tell the other groups about you plans. </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio I
  3. 3. Suggesting <ul><li>Why don’t we…? </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Why don’t we buy her a ring? </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio I <ul><li>Let’s … </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Let’s buy her a ring. </li></ul><ul><li>What about…? / How about…? </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. How about buy ing her a ring? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Expressing your opinion <ul><li>I think we should… / I think we could… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. I think we should buy her a ring. </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio I <ul><li>Great! It’s a good idea! </li></ul><ul><li>No, I don’t think it’s a good idea. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Offering help <ul><li>Shall I…? </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Shall I send the invitations? </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio I <ul><li>I will… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. OK. I’ll send the invitations. </li></ul><ul><li>I can… / I could… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. I can send the invitations. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Remember <ul><li>Suggesting </li></ul><ul><li>Why don’t we…? </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s… </li></ul><ul><li>What about…? </li></ul><ul><li>How about…? </li></ul><ul><li>Expressing opinion </li></ul><ul><li>I think we should… </li></ul><ul><li>I think we could… </li></ul><ul><li>Great! Good idea! </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t think it’s a good idea. </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio I <ul><li>Offering help </li></ul><ul><li>Shall I…? </li></ul><ul><li>I will… </li></ul><ul><li>I can… </li></ul><ul><li>I could… </li></ul>
  7. 7. Talking about your plans… <ul><li>We’re going to… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. We’re going to throw a party. </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio I <ul><li>I’m going to… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. I’m going to send the invitations. </li></ul><ul><li>He’s going to… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Martin’s going to bake a cake. </li></ul>
  8. 8. … and predictions <ul><li>It’s going to… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. It’s going to be fun. </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio I <ul><li>It will… </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. It will be fun. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Remember <ul><li>Talking about plans </li></ul><ul><li>We’re going to… </li></ul><ul><li>I’m going to… </li></ul><ul><li>He’s going to… </li></ul><ul><li>Predictions </li></ul><ul><li>It’s going to… </li></ul><ul><li>It will… </li></ul>Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio I
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