суббота, 23 января 2016 г.

Animal idioms

ANIMAL IDIOMS DISCUSSION

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

1)Does your teacher ever have to badger you to get your homework?
2)Who is the black sheep of your family and what is it about them that is so bad?
3)Did you ever cry wolf when you were young, and then no one believed  your stories?
4)Who really annoys you and gets your goat? Why do they get your goat?
5)What do you think of road hogs? How can the police stop their bad manners and dangerous driving?
6)Have you ever been a guinea pig and let someone test something on you?
7)Do you always take the bull by the horns and make strong decisions?
8)Has your government ever wasted money on a white elephant – a project that was a really, really bad idea that no one used?
9)Did you have a piggy bank as a child? Did you smash it?
10)Has anyone made a monkey out of you and made you look foolish?



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ANIMAL IDIOMS DISCUSSION

STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

1)When was the last time you had a whale of a time? What was so great about it
2)What was the last thing you did in two shakes of a lamb’s tail?
3)Do you believe that a leopard cannot change its spots? Are you flexible?
4)Have you ever seen a sporting competition with a strong and weak team – like lambs to the slaughter?
5)Do you usually manage to get or end up with the lion’s share of something? Is this good or bad?
6)Are you a lone wolf or do you like being with other people?
7)Do you agree that the 9-to-5 lifestyle is a rat race?
8)When was the last time you were so hungry you wolfed your food down in a few seconds?
9)Are you good at smelling a rat and noticing suspicious things?
10)Do you always go the whole hog and do, buy, eat… everything possible?


среда, 28 января 2015 г.

3.Выражение противоположного мнения 1-2 аргумента:
Nevertheless, we can find a contrary opinion. Some people are sure that…(According to it,…)
However, some people think that…(consider that )…
At the same time we can find another opinion…
At the same time some people believe,…
At the same time some people claim,…
Nevertheless, some people disagree and they consider that…
Some people disagree because they are sure that…
Nevertheless, some people believe that…
Nevertheless, other people suppose that …
However, others  disagree .They are sure that…
Nevertheless, some people maintain the idea that…
However, some people do not agree with this opinion. They think that…
4.Объяснения, почему автор не согласен с противоположной точкой зрения (контраргументы ):
However, I cannot agree with this opinion completely because…(I am sure that )…
To my mind, it is hard to accept that…
As for me, I am not sure that it is true. I think that…
Personally, I believe… (I consider that …)
Nevertheless, I feel…(I do not believe that…)
To be frank ,there is little evidence for me to support the … that…
At the same time, I am sure that…
At the same time,   I am unconvinced that …
However, it is hard to accept that…
To be frank, I consider that…
However , I think…
As for me. I do not believe that…

5.Заключение с подтверждением позиции автора:

According to the arguments presented above, I can note…
All in all,…
In conclusion,I would like to stress that…
To conclude,I would like to note that…
As a conclusion, it is important to emphasize…
In conclusion, there is no doubt that…
To sum up, I would like to stress that…
According to the arguments presented above ,it is important to pay attention to…
All in all, I want to note that…
We can draw a conclusion that …
All in all, it is important to mention that …
From the above what I have discussed, we can draw a conclusion that…

Based on the above discussion, I can conclude that…

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Opinion Essay (part 1)

1.Вступление.Постановка проблемы:

Some people think that… At the same time,others consider that…
Nowadays some people may hold the opinion that…Others agree that…
Some people hold the idea that…Others  believe that…
Some people maintain the idea that…Other people are of the opinion that…
Some people consider that…Others claim that…
Some people might  argue that…Others believe that…
Some people maintain the idea that…Others consider that…
Nowadays some people claim that…Others consider that…
Nowadays some people think that…Others consider that…
Some people claim that …Others people are of the opinion that…
Nowadays some people believe that… Others are sure that…

2.Выражение собственного мнения с 2-3 аргументами:

I agree with the point of view that…First of all…Besides…What is more…
As far as I am concerned I believe that…Firstly…Secondly…Thirdly…
It seems to me that…Firstly…Secondly…Thirdly…
To my mind,…(In my opinion )…My arguments for this point of view are listed as follows: …First of all…Besides…Furthermore…
I do strongly support the idea that …First of all…In addition…Moreover…
I believe that…(According to my point of view )…Here I would explain a few of the most important reasons: First of all…Additionally…Last but not least,…
I consider that…First of all… Besides…What is more…( Finally )…

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