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The Changes conversation class develops students' vocabulary and gives them practice using various tenses, modal verbs, and English phrases.
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Changes!

  1. 1. Changes! Conversation Club www.englishcircles.com
  2. 2. What can make change in our lives? Here’s a few ideas Graduation Falling in love Moving house Having children Birthday Any more ideas…? What effects can these changes have?
  3. 3. How do we talk about change? <ul><li>Present Tense </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I work in Guangzhou now </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Present Perfect Tense </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I ’ve lost weight </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Past Tense </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I moved to a new house </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comparatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My job is more difficult </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How do we talk about change? <ul><li>Present Tense </li></ul><ul><li>Present Perfect Tense </li></ul><ul><li>Past Tense </li></ul><ul><li>Comparatives </li></ul>What changes have you experienced in the past 10 years? Tell your group Remember….
  5. 5. How about these changes…? These inventions have changed the way we live HOW? Any more ideas…?
  6. 6. How about these changes…? In groups again talk about these phrases using ‘change’ All change! change of heart short changed changeable get changed change my mind change hands A change is as good as a rest! … then write a sentence using each of the phrases
  7. 7. How do you feel about change? Positive and Negative Feelings anxious confident comfortable enthusiastic insecure worried excited certain uncertain Change can make me feel ……
  8. 8. Giving advice <ul><li>If you feel anxious about change, what can you do? </li></ul>… you should … you could … I would advise … have you thought about … why don’t you
  9. 9. Changes for the future <ul><li>going to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I’m going to get a new job </li></ul></ul><ul><li>will </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I’ll move house next year </li></ul></ul>What are you going to do next year?
  10. 10. Changes for the future Talk about your plans for change for next year… Try to use the grammar Other members of the group give advice
  11. 11. Thanks for coming See you next time

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