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Friends: The One With All The Resolutions

Friends: The One With All The Resolutions

Students learn new expressions from an episode of the Friends TV show. Topics include the New Year's Day holiday in America and the future using the grammar "going to" and "will".

Level:  Advanced

Topic:  New Year's Day

Grammar:  Going to

Time:  60 minutes

Preparation

Procedure below is the same for all Friends activities

Procedure

1

Ask the students to work in groups of 3 to 5 people.

2

Give each student a handout.

3

Explain the Expression of the day on the handout.

4

Ask the students to read the Useful Expressions and discuss the meaning of the expressions in their groups. Check the answers as a whole class.

5

Explain the Quick Grammar Point on the handout and review the Video Listening questions.

6

Play the Friends episode. The students’ task is to listen for the Useful Expressions and answer the Video Listening questions.

7

After watching, ask the students if they could recognize and understand the Useful Expressions in the video.

8

Ask the students to discuss their answers to the Video Listening questions in their groups. Check the answers as a whole class.

9

Then, ask the students to discuss the Discussion Questions in their group. Monitor for correct usage of the grammar point.

Extended Practice

Ask students to write their own sentences or a dialogue using the Useful Expressions

- OR -

Ask students to write a response to one of the Discussion Questions using the grammar point.

Printable Worksheets

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