Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Giving Advice - should / ought to / had better / must / have to / can't

You are going to
  • practise the language of advice, obligation and prohibition
  • watch a news clip about online safety and do a comprehension quiz




1) Discuss
A) What language do we use to give advice?
Think of examples...






B) Do you know how to give advice using these words? 





2) Speak
Look at the pictures in the presentation below.
The language is in order of strength - 5. Have to / Can't is the strongest / most urgent.
Make sentences using should / ought to / had better / must / have to / can't





3) Practise
Fill in the gaps with the correct word from the list.
Ex 1



Fill in the gaps with the correct word from the list.
Ex 2

Printable versions here


Ex 3 - Have To
Now try this Have To word order exercise here






4) Discuss
Online Safety
What online safety advice can you think of for people who use the internet?
Try and use should(n't) / ought(n't) to / had better (not) / must(n't) / have to / can't






5) Watch
Watch a news clip about online safety from CBS News (there is a short advertisement before the news item starts).
  • What online activities do they mention? 
  • Do they give any advice?
Look at the exercise below and answer the questions.




Now do the comprehension exercise.

Printable worksheet here





6) Write
In groups prepare, discuss and take notes to write an advice leaflet or an online guide / webpage giving advice to people called "How to be safe online"






More
Suggestions and Advice (Why don't you...? / Have you tried?) Advice, Intermediate, Modal Verbs, Suggestions

Exposed (CEOP Video - Staying Safe Online) Discussion Activities, Elementary, Exposed - Staying Safe Online, Intermediate, Listening, Present Simple, Writing. Technology

60 Seconds - Things That Happen On The Internet Every 60 Seconds - Things That Happen On The Internet Every Sixty Seconds, Intermediate, Numbers, Technology,  Passive, Upper Intermediate



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