~ Match the questions with the answers below:
1) Do you ever watch the sky at night? Who with? Tell.
4) Do you ever talk about the ¡°afterlife¡±? Who with?
5) Which do you think is more interesting science or religion? Explain.
6) Do you ever watch science documentaries on TV? Tell.
7) Which is more boring, TV ads or math lectures? Explain
~ Match the BEST answers with the questions above:
A) Our family isn¡¯t religious so it doesn¡¯t come up often.
B) The first involves the sun, and the second involves the moon.
C) I guess the first are ¡°stardust¡±, and the second are space stones.
D) Definitely people at podiums are more boring.
E) Pretty often. Usually, I just gaze by myself.
F) No. But I like programs on Nature.
G) Both, but the former is real and the latter is imagination.
Now: In pairs, groups, or as a class, answer the questions above according to your own experience
Next: Make your own questions related to the topic, vocabulary, or structure presented
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TLW ~ Basic English ~ Vocabulary for Speaking
~ Contents ~ Vocabulary ~ Topic 13 ~ The Universe ~
1) Example one: ¡°er¡± bigger than/smaller than
Q) Which is bigger, Saturn or Jupiter?
A) Jupiter is bigger than Saturn.
2a) Example two a: More/less more delicious (adjective) than
Q) What is more delicious than a ham sandwich?
A) Cream spaghetti is more delicious.
2b) Example two b: More/less money (noun) than
Q) Who has more money than you?
A) Everyone has more money than me.
1) Are you stronger now than three years ago? Tell.
2) Who has less money than you? Why? Explain.
4) Where are people poorer/richer than in your neighborhood? Tell.
5) Which seems longer to you, an Italian opera or a traffic jam?
7) Is the world safer or more dangerous than a year ago? Tell.
8) Do you use more time studying or playing around? Why?
9) Which is more important to you, meeting friends or reading? Tell.
10) Which is less important to you, food or exercise? Explain.
How to Make a Lesson ~ Procedures
1) To begin with, as a class, in groups, or in pairs, look up, talk about, and introduce the structure
2) Then, create new questions together using structure and vocabulary. Consult vocabulary list
3) After that, as a class, in groups, or in pairs, match the questions and answers in the third section
4) Next, select and answer any of the questions in your own way from your own experience
5) Include as many students as possible and endeavor to create a discussion based on the Q and A
(Challenge yourself by creating your own questions with the given vocabulary and structure)
Section Two: Vocabulary ~ The Universe ~