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I Need a New TV
Pairs. Imagine you are at a store. Student A,
you are a sales clerk. Student B, you are a
customer. Use the conversation below as a model.
Clerk: Looking for a TV?
Emi: Yes, I need a new one.
Clerk: How about this one?Only $1,999.
Emi: Its a little big.
Clerk: Well, look over here. This ones on sale. Only $999.
Emi: $999?Thats kind of expensive. Do you have
anything cheaper?
Clerk: Well, we have this one. Its $199.
Emi: $199?Great. Ill take it.
Role Play: What Do We Need?
Pairs. Student A, look at this page. Student B, look at page 40.
Imagine you and Student B are roommates.
You are on the way home from work. You are going to the supermarket. What do
you need?Call Student B. On a piece of paper, write your shopping list.
Use this language:
Do we have any tomatoes?
Do we have any bread?
Ask about these foods:
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Shopping Trip
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Board Game: How Much Is It?
Groups of 4. Two pairs will compete. Each pair needs 1 marker. See appendix for complete instructions.
Example
Pair 1, toss the coin. Move 1 space.
Pair 1, Student A: Look at the cue (DVD player/does?). Ask: How much
does the DVD player cost?
Pair 1, Student B: Look at the picture. Say: Its $152.
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DVD player portable CD player big-screen TV
portable TV printer laptop
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computer
cellular
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Role Play: What Do We Need?
Pairs. Student B, look at this page. Student A, look at page 38.
Imagine you and Student A are roommates.
You are at home. Student A is on the way home from work. He or she calls you. What does
your roommate need to buy at the supermarket? Help him or her make a shopping list.
Use this language:
No, we dont have any. We need some.
Yes, we have some. We dont need any.
These are the things you have at home:
Ask and Answer
Pairs. Cover your partners side of the page. Student A, read the sentences.
Student B, listen carefully to your partner, and then choose your answer.
Student A Student B
Whos the party for? Nice ones are about $17.
Do you need any music? Its tomorrow, the 5th.
Ive got lots of CDs.
How much do they cost? Its for my girlfriend. Its her birthday.
How about roses? Yeah. Please bring some of your favorites.
Whens the party? Yeah, I need some flowers.
Do you need any help? No, theyre too expensive.
Now put the questions and answers in an order to create a conversation. Then practice the
conversation. This time Student B begins.
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Bingo!
Whole class. Here are 16 numbers. Choose 2 numbers from each column, and write each one in
a box in any order. Use a number only once.
13 52 217 502
18 80 260 649
30 116 370 1,019
49 191 475 1,190
Now listen to your teacher say a number. Does it match one of your numbers?If it matches,
put an X in the box. When you have an X in each box, say Bingo!
WebTalk
Groups of 4. You are going to make up a game for another group. In 2 columns, make a
matching list of the countries and their currencies that the group members found on the web.
This will be your answer key.
Now, on a separate piece of paper, make up a
matching game with the currencies in a different order.
Exchange games with another group.
BINGO
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 arent 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 1s 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 arent 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 students marker on it, move to the next
square. Play until one student gets to the Finish square.
Instructions for Board Games
Appendix
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