~ 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 11

Section One ~ Basic-Talk 111 ~ People You Know ~ Role Play Practice ~


A) Do you know any shopkeepers or shop owners?


B) Do you mean like grocery stores or restaurant owners?


A) Yes, or clothing shops, market stands, or coffee shops...


B) _____________________________________________________ .

(No. Not well/Yes, I know the owner of a…/I used to know a...)


A) What are they like? I mean the person or people. Do you spend time with them?


B) Well, __________________________________________________ .


A) Do you know any teachers or professors? I mean from your experience?


B) ______________________________________________________ .

(Yes. I know a few teachers…/Yes. I have a teacher now…/No. I’m afraid not.) 


A) Tell me about one of them, or tell me why you don’t have such a contact.


B) _____________________________________________________ .


A) How about an office worker. Maybe a past or present co-worker


B) I have/had a friend who works/worked______________________________ .


A) Tell me about that friend.


B) Well, ____________________________________________________ .




Section Two ~ Form-Talk 111 ~ Future with Going to + Verb ~ Dialogue Practice ~


This form is usually used to talk about planned events or hopeful possibilities.

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


Be verb (am/is/are) + going to + present verb


Example questions:


Q1: Where are you going to go_________ (e.g., tomorrow)?

Q2: What are you going to have for dinner tonight? Where? Who with?

Q3: What time are you going to go home today? Any reason?

Q4: When are you going to meet your high school/college friend?

Q5: What are you going to do on your next birthday/anniversary?

Q6: Who are you going to miss when they move away/die? Why?

Q7: What are you going to buy for your home next time? Tell.

Q8: Who are you going to text on your next break?

Q9: When are you going to tell your friend/spouse your worst secret?

Q10: Where are you going to go if you are rejected and depressed?


Make some of your own questions using future tense verbs...






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