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A conversational class designed to get you to talk. Focused on grammar, this class contains websites and video links.

Conversation Practice

Designed by: Sanj Saigal

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Hypothetical Questions:

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A hypothetical question is usually answered with the structure “ I would”.

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What would you do if you were running late for an important meeting?

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What would you do if you got lost in an unfamiliar City?

If you could change something about the past, what would it be?

What would you do if you got a flat tyre on a motorway?

What would you do if you left something inside a locked building?

Hypothetical Questions

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If you could travel to the future, what year would you travel to and why?

If you had to work from home and not in an office, how would you keep yourself motivated?

If your friends wanted you to go out, but you didn’t feel like going what would you tell them?

If you could change something about your job, what would it be?

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If you were told that you had to take a pay cut at work, what would you do?

If you could have any type of job in the world, what would it be and why?

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Someone asks you a question that you don’t want to answer, what would you say to him/her?

You have finished your meal at a restaurant and you have caught the attention of the waiter, what would you say to him or her?

You want to be excused from a meeting, what would you say to the presenter?

You want to let a team member know that he has a very important call, but he is on the phone, what would you do?

If you were locked out of your flat and you knocked on a neighbours door what would you say to them. 7


Description

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Describe a famous building in your town.

Describe one of your closest friends.

Describe something that you would never give away.

Describe a sporting event that you have attended.

Describe your childhood home.

Describe the nightlife in a City that you are familiar with. 9


• Describe your office. • Describe your most memorable holiday.

• Describe your mobile phone. • Describe your job.

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Narration

Questions which require your opinion.

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What do you think about Facebook?

What is your opinion about women in the military?

What do you think about the housing market in your country?

What is your opinion about violence on TV.

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What do you think about cloning?

What is your opinion about developments in North Korea?

What do you think about portable devices such as tablets?

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What do you think about the education standard in your country?

What is your opinion about wages in your country?

What is your opinion about working hours in your country?

What do you think about the cost of living in your country?

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• What do you think about equality in the workplace in your country?

• What is your

opinion about unemployment in your country?

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Instructions

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• Tell me how I can find something on the internet.

• Tell me how I can get to a clothes shop from your office or your home.

• Tell me how I can get a good table at a restaurant.

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Tell me how I can clean a screen on a mobile phone.

Tell me how I can find a cheap house to buy.

Tell me how I can get a free upgrade on a fight.

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• Tell me how I can have a low maintenance garden.

• Tell me how I can get a job in your country.

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Resource 19


List of useful adjectives

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Adjectives used to describe

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Common Adjectives

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Empathy Video Link

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