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Best Advice

Best Advice

Students practice giving advice about different topics from a set of cards. A speaking activity using the grammar point, should and must.

Level:  Intermediate

Topic:  Advice

Grammar:  Should and must

Time:  30 minutes

Preparation

  • Make one copy of the Conversation Cards for each group, and cut as indicated.  

Procedure

1

Ask the students to get into groups of 4 or 5 people. 

3

Give one set of Conversation Cards to each group and ask the students to put the cards in a pile face down.

4

Ask the students to take turns taking a card from the pile, reading what is written, and receiving advice from the other students in the group.  

5

Their task is to decide who gave the best advice. The student who gave the best advice gets a point.

6

After all the cards have been used, students add up the points. The winner is the student with the most points.

Extended Practice

  • Give each student an index card. 
  • Ask the students to think of a problem and write it on the index card. 
  • Collect the cards and redistribute them to the groups. 
  • Use the students’ cards instead of the pre-made conversation cards.

Printable Worksheets

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Conversation Cards
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