How to Agree and Disagree
Stating an opinion
- In my opinion…
- The way I see it…
- If you want my honest opinion….
- According to Lisa…
- As far as I’m concerned…
- If you ask me…
Asking for an opinon
- What’s your idea?
- What are your thoughts on …..?
- How do you feel about that?
- Do you have anything to say about this?
- What do you think?
- Do you agree?
- I agree with you 100 percent.
- I couldn’t agree with more.
- That’s so true..
- You’re absolutely right.
- That’s exactly how I feel.
- I’m afraid I agree with James.
- You have a point there.
- I was just going to say that.
- I don’t think so.
- (strong) No way.
- I’m afraid I disagree.
- (strong) I totally disagree.
- I beg to differ.
- Not necessarily.
- That’s not always true.
- That’s not always the case.
- I’m not so sure about that.
How to Agree and Disagree – Lesson Plan
- Students review vocabulary to agree and disagree using a quizlet set.
- They review the vocabulary with a partner, they check the pronunciation.
- Then They are given a worksheet and students have to match the categories (vocabulary section) with the sentences
- Students play a guessing game with their classmates using the expressions, they have to write down four sentences in a paper and their classmates have three guesses to identify what she or he has written down in the paper.
- Students are given a set of sentences and they have to tell to their classmates if they disagree with them or not.
- People must retire at the age of 65.
- People should be allowed to drive when they are 15.
- People should work a maximum of 40 hours a week.
- Maternity leaves should last 6 months and not three.
- People should have at least 21 days of vacations a year.
- Students listen to some employees discussing about a company retreat, students listen and complete the sentences.
- Students practice the conversation in pairs.
- Student create a similar conversation using the previous model as a base.
- Students write opinions to different matters.
- Student make sure their grammar and pronunciation is accurate
- They take times asking those questions
- students complete an exercise in which they hear a statement and they reply using some of the vocabulary studied here
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