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Roommate Rules

Roommate Rules

Students work in groups to create roommate rules for their apartment. A speaking activity using must and have to.

Level:  Intermediate

Topic:  Strong obligation

Grammar:  Must and have to

Time:  30 minutes

Preparation

  • None.

Procedure

1

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

2

Preview grammar rules for have to and must.

3

Explain to the students that their group members are their new roommates. Their task is to discuss rules that everyone will follow for their new apartment.

4

Ask the groups to agree on at least one rule for each of the following topics.


Housework

Cooking

TV

Visitors

Noise

Smoking

Telephone

5

Ask the groups to present their rules to the class.

 

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