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Conversation lesson March 5, 2013

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ACTIVITY ONE
Open the link that follows and choose a topic you like in groups of four. Answer the questions together and make your own list of questions.

Discussion questions

ACTIVITY TWO
Find info in youtube, wikipedia and google to answer your questions. Use this link to look up difficult vocab.Prepare a three-minute presentation in pairs.

ACTIVITY THREE
Find out about the news today from different sources:
Student A
Student B
Student C
Invent a newsbroadcast with two true and one false story from the news you have just read about. When you work in a new group, tell your classmates the 3 stories so they spot the false one.

Match the beginnings with the ends of the jokes:

What animal is gray and has a trunk?

What animal eats and drinks with its tail?

Why do mother kangaroos hate rainy days?

How can you tell the difference between a can of chicken soup and a can of tomato soup?

Why is an eye doctor like a teacher?

Why did the cross-eyed teacher lose his job? 

Why is mayonnaise never ready?

Do you know the story about the skunk?

If a papa bull eats three bales of hay and a baby bull eats one bale, how much hay will a mama bull eat?
Nothing.
What does an envelope say when you lick it?

Why do cows wear bells?

Why shouldn’t you believe a person in bed?

What is the best way to prevent milk from turning sour?

Why does a dog wag his tail?
Because no one else will wag it for him.
ANSWERS
1. A mouse going on vacation
2. All do. No animal takes off its tail when eating or drinking.
3. Because he could not control his pupils.
4. Because he is lying.
5. Because it is always dressing.
6. Because no one else will wag it for him.
7. Because their horns don’t work.
8. Because then the children have to play inside.
9. Leave it in the cow.
10. Never mind, it stinks.
11. Nothing. It just shuts up.
12. Nothing. There is no such thing as a mama bull.
13. Read the label.
14. They both test the pupils.
………………..
1. A mouse going on vacation
2. All do. No animal takes off its tail when eating or drinking.
3. Because then the children have to play inside.
4. Read the label.
5. They both test the pupils.
6. Because he could not control his pupils.
7. Because it is always dressing.
8. Never mind, it stinks.
9. Nothing. There is no such thing as a mama bull.
10. Nothing. It just shuts up.
11. Because their horns don’t work.
12. Because he is lying.
13. Leave it in the cow.
14. Because no one else will wag it for him

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