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E. Read the GRAMMAR PRACTICE instructions and E E Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in parentheses. the words in the parentheses. When visiting 1. She’s looking forward to ________________________ her family. (visit) checking answers, 2. They’re excited about ________________________ (retire). point out that the silent “e” at the 3. He’s looking forward to ________________________ (have) a more flexible schedule. end of a word is 4. We’re excited about ________________________ (see) our friends. dropped before 5. Vivian is looking forward to ________________________ (spend) time with her grandchildren. adding - ing.

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F. 7. Bernard is excited about ________________________ (learn) a new skill. Read instructions. Have students do the task individually F F Unscramble the sentences. first and then check 1. looking forward to / She’s / having / a more flexible schedule. in pairs. Finally, She’s looking forward to having a more flexible schedule _______________________________________________________________________________. check it as a whole 2. / seeing / his / friends. / excited about / He’s class. EXPANSION: Make sentence _______________________________________________________________________________. scramble cards for 3. looking forward to /new skill. / a / They’re / learning each sentence. Work with one _______________________________________________________________________________. sentence at a time. 4. our / We’re / excited about / vacation. Give each student _______________________________________________________________________________. one card from the sentence. Have 5. warmer weather. / She’s / the / looking forward to students stand up _______________________________________________________________________________. and move around the room to put themselves in the G G Put the conversation in order. correct order. If 1. _______ Chad: Me too, but I don’t know how to dance. there are students 2. _______ Chad: Really? Thanks! I’m always excited about learning new skills. still seated without a word, have them 3. _______ Chad: Yes, they are looking forward to it. They hired a DJ to play salsa music! read the sentence 4. _______ Stephanie: Don’t worry. I can teach you. aloud to check if it’s 1 accurate. 5. _______ Chad: Hey, Stephanie. Are you looking forward to the party this weekend? 6. _______ Stephanie: They did? Wow! I’m looking forward to dancing a lot. 7. ________ Stephanie: Yes, I am really excited about it! Is your family going?

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G OPTION: Photocopy this page. Cut the sentences into strips. Have students work in pairs to put the sentences in order. Then have them role-play the dialog to check for accuracy.

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E. 2. retiring 3. having 4. seeing 5. spending 6. giving 7. learning F. 2. He’s excited about seeing his friends. 3. They’re looking forward to learning a skill. 4. We’re excited about our vacation. 5. She’s looking forward to the warmer weather. G. 5, 7, 3, 6, 1, 4, 2 intercambio.org/teachers

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