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  1. #1
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    I need some advice

    This is a lesson plan that I have been given.

    Function: Asking for/giving opinion/preferences.

    Context: choosing a course (students asking course adviser)

    My problem is that I can't really see the opinion. For example, 'do you have any Hairdressing courses'? Answer: 'yes, we do, no, we don't. An opinion might be: "With hair like yours mate, I wouldn't bother becoming a hairdresser'.

    Does anyone see the problem? Also, my students are beginners.

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    riverkid is offline Banned
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    Re: I need some advice

    Quote Originally Posted by gybbyr View Post
    This is a lesson plan that I have been given.

    Function: Asking for/giving opinion/preferences.

    Context: choosing a course (students asking course adviser)

    My problem is that I can't really see the opinion. For example, 'do you have any Hairdressing courses'? Answer: 'yes, we do, no, we don't. An opinion might be: "With hair like yours mate, I wouldn't bother becoming a hairdresser'.

    Does anyone see the problem? Also, my students are beginners.
    I don't fully understand the problem you've presented, Gyb. But as these are beginners, you have to, to my mind, make it simpler.

    Ice cream choices: Get a Baskin-Robbins ice cream menu.

    A: Here's a {flavor} for you.

    [B picks a paper at random from a stack that have either a + or a - on them]

    B: [with a minus] No thank you. I'm not very fond of [__]. I'd rather have/If I had my druthers .../Do you think I can/could have {___} instead

    ==============

    Lets' go out for [type of food].

    I"m not big on [___]. I'd just as soon go for [___]

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    susiedqq is offline Key Member
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    Re: I need some advice

    How about:

    Do you have any classes in accounting?

    I think accounting will be the next big business in the US, do you offer a program?

    I'd like to pursue accounting, but would consider computers. What programs do you have that include both?

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