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Friends: The One With The Rumor

Friends: The One With The Rumor

Students learn new expressions from an episode of the Friends TV show. Topics include rumors and gossip.

Level:  Advanced

Topic:  Rumors

Time:  60 minutes

Preparation

  • Friends TV show: Season 8, Episode 9, The One With The Rumor
  • Make one copy of the Handout for each student in the class.
  • Make one copy of the Key for the teacher.
  • OptionalFriends Script

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

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 Useful Expressions.

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.

Printable Worksheets

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