4M - Agree or disagree?

Agree or disagree?
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time-iconLesson duration is: 40 min

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Agree or disagree?

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At the end of this lesson, you can...
  • Say that you agree or disagree with someone
  • Say why you agree or disagree with someone 
  • Say that you don't have an opinion

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Useful sentences when agreeing

  • I agree with you 100 percent.
  • I couldn't agree with you more.
  • That's so true.
  • That's for sure.
  • (slang) Tell me about it!
  • You're absolutely right.
  • Absolutely.
  • That's exactly how I feel.
  • Exactly.
  • I'm afraid I agree with ...
  • No doubt about it.
  • (agree with negative statement) Me neither.
  • (weak) I suppose so./I guess so.
  • You have a point there.

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Spin the wheel and AGREE

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Useful sentences when disagreeing

  • I don't think so.
  • (strong) No way.
  • I'm afraid I disagree.
  • (strong) I totally disagree.
  • (strong) I'd say the exact opposite.
  • Not necessarily.
  • That's not always true.
  • That's not always the case.
  • No, I'm not so sure about that.

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Spin the wheel and DISAGREE

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Practise in pairs
Choose a statement on the next slide and talk about it: do you agree or disagree? Give arguments: say WHY you agree or disagree:
I think that's right, because ...
I don't think so, because ...

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  1. More houses or flats should be built in your town.
  2. Cooking should be taught at school.
  3. Doctors and nurses should be paid more than footballers.
  4. Public transport should be provided for free.
  5. Smoking should be banned in public spaces.
  6. The police should be allowed to use handguns.

  1. Children shouldn't be given any pocket money. 
  2. Students should be punished if they don't do their homework
  3. Only healthy food should be sold in schools.
  4. All shops should be open on Sundays.
  5. Reality shows shouldn't be shown on TV.
  6. Teachers should be made to take exams every year.

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More useful sentences:

Stating an opinion
  • In my opinion...
  • The way I see it...
  • If you want my honest opinion...
  • According to Lisa...
  • As far as I'm concerned...
  • If you ask me...

Asking for an opinion
  • What's your idea?
  • What are your thoughts on all of this?
  • How do you feel about that?
  • Do you have anything to say about this?
  • What do you think?
  • Do you agree?
  • Wouldn't you say?

  • Can I add something here?
  • Is it okay if I jump in for a second?
  • If I might add something...
  • Can I throw my two cents in?
  • Sorry to interrupt, but...
  • (after accidentally interrupting someone) Sorry, go ahead. OR Sorry, you were saying...
  • (after being interrupted) You didn't let me finish.

Settling an argument
  • Let's just move on, shall we?
  • Let's drop it.
  • I think we're going to have to agree to disagree.
  • (sarcastic) Whatever you say./If you say so.

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