~ How to Make a Lesson ~ 


1) In the first section, fill in the blanks, then practice your role plays on your own.


2) Then, as a class, in groups, or in pairs, perform the role plays you have created.


3) After that, perform your role play in class with a partner/several partners.


4) Finally, challenge yourself by performing the role play with no written cues.


5) In the second section, briefly discuss the form as a class. Avoid over-analysis.


6) Select two questions from the list. Practice with a partner, then in front of the class.


7) You may wish to discuss the form (section two) before the role play (section one).

The Language Works ~ Basic English ~ Lesson 8

Section One ~ Basic-Talk 108 ~ Neighborhood ~ Role Play Practice ~


A) Where do you live?


B) I live in a house/an apartment in_______________________________ .


A) What kind of shops or stores are there in your neighborhood?


B) There are/is______________ , ______________ , and_____________ .

(coffee shop/hair salon/bakery/dry cleaner/chicken shop/hardware store)


A) Which place in your neighborhood do you visit most often?


B) I often go to____________________________________________ .


A) Do you know any of your neighbors?


B) _____________________________________________________ .

(Yes. I know a few/Not many. Most of my neighbors keep to themselves.)


A) Is there anything that bothers you about your neighbors or neighborhood?


B) Well... _____________________________________________________ .

(We can smell cigarette smoke from our neighbors/The people above us are noisy.)


A) Are there any festivals or events in the area where you live?


B) _________________________________________________________ .

(No. It’s very boring/Yes. There is a weekend market/Yes. There are many festivals.)


A) Tell me about that.


B) Well, _____________________________________________________ .





Shops are small and sell retail goods, often of a single kind (clothing shops).

Stores are larger and sell several types of goods (variety stores such as Daiso).




Section Two ~ Form-Talk 108 ~ Future with Will ~ Dialogue Practice ~


This form is used to talk about a promise, prediction, decision, or threat.

On the other hand, most native speakers arent strict in its use


Will + present verb: Used in making predictions or statements of fact.


Example questions:


Q1: Who will win the next World Cup? Why do you think so?

Q2: What will you buy the next time you go shopping? Where?

Q3: Will you ever win the lottery? Why or why not?

Q4: When will your friend/neighbor visit you? How often do you meet?

Q5: What wont you do on your next birthday? Any reason?

Q6: What will you have for dinner tonight? this weekend? Imagine it.

Q7: Who will you meet for coffee next time? Where? When?

Q8: Will you ever buy a new car? Why or why not?

Q9: When will you travel abroad? Where will you go? Who with?

Q10: What will you never do again? What will you do again? Why?


Make some of your own questions using will (future)





Using doubt or uncertainty


I dont know, maybe I/they/we will ________________ .






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