~ 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 what’s 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, I’ll eat________________________________________ .
Section Two ~ Form-Talk 110 ~ If Clauses One ~ Dialogue Practice ~
Form One: If + simple present + will + present verb
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 don’t 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 don’t 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 don’t know, maybe I/they/we will ________________ .
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