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In my opinion

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A conversational lesson introducing various expressions of expressing one's opinions.

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In my opinion

  1. 1. In my opinion<br />Sayed Mohamed<br />
  2. 2. My point is …<br />I really think so.<br />The important thing is …<br />We need to remember that …<br />I don’t really agree.<br />I don’t believe that.<br />For me, the most important thing is …<br />I can see your point, but …<br />I’m not sure.<br />I’m afraid I don’t agree. I think …<br />Are you kidding?<br />
  3. 3. Work with a partner<br />What makes a good friend?<br />Think of 3 ideas or more.<br />
  4. 4. ….is someone you can trust.<br />….is someone fun to be with.<br />….is always honest.<br />….has the same interests as you.<br />….helps with problems.<br />
  5. 5. It seems like a good idea to me.<br />Have you seen this article about the new cloning research?<br />Yes. I read it this morning.<br />I can’t believe it. They’re going to clone human hearts.<br />It seems like a good idea to me.<br />A good idea? You’re not serious, are you?<br />No, really. Think of the medical uses.<br />But think about it. It’s a little weird.<br />I don’t think so.<br />Cloning<br />
  6. 6. Work with a partner<br />Is it sometimes okay to tell a lie?<br />Should you always pay attention to what other people think?<br />Is life more difficult now than when your parents were young?<br />Is it ok to marry a rich person you don’t know very well?<br />Is cloning good or bad?<br />Is the world’s biggest problem war?<br />Are most people good?<br />Are UFOs real?<br />Yes, I think it is.<br />No, I don’ think they are.<br />I’m not sure.<br />
  7. 7. Work with a partner<br />Is it important to study the past?<br />Do people worry about appearance too much?<br />Is freedom more important than safety?<br />Is telepathy possible?<br />Is it important to listen to your heart more than your head?<br />Is the world’s biggest problem war?<br />Is it ok to believe in good luck and bad luck?<br />Yes, I think it is.<br />No, I don’ think they are.<br />I’m not sure.<br />Why do you think so?<br />
  8. 8. To give your opinion:<br />My point is …<br />We need to remember that …<br />The important thing is …<br />When you don’t understand:<br />I’m sorry. I couldn’t catch that.<br />What do you mean by…?<br />Do you mean…<br />When you don’t agree:<br />I can see your point, but….<br />I’m afraid I don’t agree. I think…<br />No way! I believe … <br />When you agree:<br />I think so, too.<br />That’s right!<br />Absolutely!<br />
  9. 9. A message to the university’s student newspaper.<br />Dear Editor,<br />Discrimination is wrong. These days, everyone agrees that people<br />Who dislike other people because of their skin color or ….. are foolish<br />racists. But what about sexual discrimination and sexual …. ?<br />On …. , it takes many forms. Some professors pay more attention to<br />male students than to women. The men, they say, will become political<br />and business leaders. <br />Others pay …. To the women but for the wrong …… .<br />We don’t want ….. about our fashion and our bodies. We are in school to<br />….. Our minds. And, when we go to parties with male students, we want <br />respect. No unwanted touching. Treat us like we are equals. We are!<br /> Janet Kim <br />
  10. 10. Write a letter about something good or bad<br />In your city. Use some of these words:<br />Support recognize against problem reasons<br />
  11. 11. www.oxford-miyazaki.com<br />

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