~ 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 10

Section One ~ Basic-Talk 110 ~ Dining in and Dining out ~ Role Play Practice ~


A) Where do prefer to have dinner on special occasions?


B) _____________________________________________________ .

(If I have lots of money, I will go to…/I like to have dinner at home with my family.)


A) What kind of restaurants do you try to avoid and why?


B) I try to avoid restaurants that___________________________________ .

(have bright fluorescent lights/are located in basements/use canned ingredients)


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


B) I often go to______________________________________________ .


A) What do you order there and whats it like?


B) I______________________________________________________ .


A) If you have guests or a party, will you cook at home?


B) _________________________________________________________ .

(Yes. If I have time/Yes. I always make an Italian menu/No. I will buy the food.)


A) If you have extra cash, what food that you will buy on that occasion?


B) I’ll _______________________________________________________ .

(buy caviar and champagne/go out to a sushi place/I’ll treat my friends to pizza.)


A) If you go to___________ (chose: restaurant, city, or country) what will you eat?


B) Well, If I go there, Ill eat________________________________________ .





Section Two ~ Form-Talk 110 ~ If Clauses One ~ Dialogue Practice ~


Form One: If + simple present + will + present verb


Example questions:


Q1: If you have lots of money, what will you buy? Where will you go

Q2: If you go to a_____ restaurant, what will you order? (e.g., French)

Q3: If you have free time, who will you meet? What will you do

Q4: If you dont get up early, will you be late? For what?

Q5: If you have a problem, who will you talk to? Or what will you do?

Q6: If you dont have any money, what will you do? Will you borrow some? 

Q7: If you entertain friends, what will you make for them? Will you enjoy it?

Q8: If you have a headache, will you take medicine? Why or why not? 

Q9: If you travel abroad, will you bring your own food? Why? 

Q10: If you become rich will you give to others? Share your thoughts.


Make some of your own questions using this form.




Using doubt or uncertainty


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






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