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B.4

A Busy Life

B.4 A Busy Life What’s Your Day Like? Pairs. Talk about your daily schedule. Use the
What’s Your Day Like?
What’s Your Day Like?

Pairs. Talk about your daily schedule. Use the conversation below as a model. Dave: Kate, what’s your schedule like?

Kate:

Well, I work every day, from Monday to Friday, usually from 8:30 to 5:30.

Dave: So what time do you get up? Kate: At 6:30. Dave: And when do you get home?

Kate:

At about 6 o’clock.

Dave: What do you do on weekends?

Kate:

I go hiking or go to the beach.

Dave: That sounds like fun!

B.4 A Busy Life What’s Your Day Like? Pairs. Talk about your daily schedule. Use the
Interviews
Interviews

Pairs. Student A, look at this page. Student B, look at page 36.

Ask Student B these questions. Answer the questions Student B asks you. Use always, usually, often, sometimes, or never in your answers. Take notes to remember Student B’s answers. (Do not write sentences.)

  • 1. What do you do in the evening?

Notes

_______________________

  • 3. What do you usually do on the weekend? _______________________

  • 5. Do you always study at home?

  • 7. What do you do for fun?

_______________________

_______________________

  • 9. How often do you get up before 7:00?

_______________________ After your interview, tell another student about Student B:

Cesar usually calls his girlfriend in the evening. He often goes dancing on the weekend.

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Board Game: Rob’s Schedule
Board Game: Rob’s Schedule

Groups of 4. Two pairs will compete. Each pair needs 1 marker. See appendix for complete instructions. Example

Student A, toss the coin. Move 1 space. Pair 1, Student A: Look at the time. Ask: “What does Rob do at 7:20 in the morning?” Pair 1, Student B: Look at the picture. Say: “He wakes up.”

16 17 18 FINISH 10:30 p.m. 10:40 p.m. 11:00 p.m. 15 14 13 12 9:00 p.m.
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9:00 p.m.
8:45 p.m.
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Level 1
Unit B.4

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Interviews
Interviews

Pairs. Student B, look at this page. Student A, look at page 34.

Ask Student A these questions. Answer the questions Student A asks you. Use always, usually, often, sometimes, or never in your answers. Take notes to remember Student As answers.

Notes

  • 2. What do you usually do when you get up?

_______________________

  • 4. What do you do with your friends?

  • 6. How often do you go to the movies?

  • 8. Do you always do your homework?

_______________________

_______________________

_______________________

  • 10. How do you usually get to class?

_______________________ After your interview, tell another student about Student A:

Ming usually takes a shower when she gets up. She sometimes goes out to eat with her friends.

That's a Surprise!
That's a Surprise!

Pairs. First, work alone. Fill in the blanks in these sentences. Try to think of things that will surprise your partner. For example: I dont like parties.

  • 1. I dont like __________________.

  • 2. I love __________________.

  • 3. brothers and sisters.

I have

 

__________________

  • 4. I get up at

every day.

  • 5. I have

__________________

pairs of shoes.

  • 6. I work from

to __________________.

  • 7. I dont

__________________

every day.

  • 8. I want a/an __________________.

  • 9. I dont have a/an __________________.

Now work with a partner. Take turns reading your sentences. Respond with questions. Show surprise. Use this language:

A: I dont like pop music.

A: I love old jeans.

B: You don’t like pop music?

B:

You love old jeans?

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Hidden Conversations
Hidden Conversations
Pairs. Cover your partner’s side of the page. There are two conversations. Listen carefully to your
Pairs. Cover your partner’s side of the page. There are two conversations. Listen carefully to
your partner, then choose the next sentence. Student A, to begin, choose either “Do you have
any free time?” or “ When do you get up during the week?”
Student A
Student B
Do you have any free time?
I always get up at 7:00.
or
or
When do
you get up during
No, I work every day.
the week?
Every day? No days off?
or
No, I don’t usually get up
before 10:00.
Do you get up early on the
weekend, too?
or
No, I go to work at 6:00 every day.
Why do you get up so late?
No, I go to work at 6:00.
or
I always get up around 5:00.
You get up at 6:00? I never get up
that early.
or
I often go dancing and come
home late.
Really? I always study English on
the weekend. Do you?
No, never.
or
or
That’s early! When do you go home?
Around 9:00 at night.
Now practice the other conversation. This time Student B begins.
WebTalk
WebTalk
 
WebTalk
 

Groups of 4. Ask and answer questions about the daily routine of the person you found on the web.

Use this language:

A:

Whats his/her job?

B:

B:

B:

B:

B:

Hes/Shes a __________________.

A: What time does he/she start work?

He/she starts work at __________________.

A: Whats the first thing he/she does?

He/she __________________.

A: What does he/she do after lunch?

He/she __________________.

A: What time does he/she finish work?

He/she finishes work at _________________.

 

Level 1

Unit B.4

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Appendix

Instructions for Board Games

Appendix Instructions for Board Games Use these instructions for the games on pages 7, 15, 19,
Appendix Instructions for Board Games Use these instructions for the games on pages 7, 15, 19,

Use these instructions for the games on pages 7, 15, 19, 27, 35, 39, 43, 47, and 51. Groups of 4 (2 pairs). Use 1 book and 1 coin. Pairs compete against each other. Each pair needs 1 marker. Pairs 1 and 2: Put your markers on the “Start” square. To move forward on the board, toss the coin. One side of the coin = move 1 space; the other side of the coin = move 2 spaces. Pair 1: Begin playing. Toss the coin and move your market to the correct square. Use the cues and pictures in the square and/or in the middle of the board to ask and answer a question. Look at the example on the page for more information. Pair 2: Make sure Pair 1 asks and answers the question correctly. If you aren’t sure, ask your teacher. Pair 1: If you are correct, your marker stays on the square. If you are not correct, move the marker back to where you started. Pair 2: Toss the coin and move to the correct square. If you land on the square with Pair 1’s marker on it, move to the next square. Ask and answer a question. Pairs 1 and 2: Take turns. Play until one pair gets to the “Finish” square.

Use these instructions for the game on page 11.

Groups of 3. Use 1 book and 1 coin. Students A, B, and C will compete against each other. Each student needs 1 marker.

Students A, B, and C: Put your markers on the “Start” square. To move forward on the board, toss the coin. One side of the coin = move 1 space; the other side of the coin = move 2 spaces.

Student A: Begin playing. Toss the coin and move your marker to the correct square. Use the cues and pictures in the square to make up your sentence. Look at the example on the page for more information. Students B and C: Make sure Student A is correct. If you aren’t sure, ask your teacher. Student A: If you are correct, your marker stays on the square. If you are not correct, move the marker back to where you started. Students A, B, and C: Take turns. Toss the coin and move to the correct square. If you land on a square with another student’s marker on it, move to the next square. Play until one student gets to the “Finish” square.

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