University English: the blog for ESL students

March 24, 2013

Homework: Unit 1

Filed under: homework — richardlstansfield @ 4:27 am

Page 9, Exercise 1, Part C

Look at the article again. Find these things.

1. an interesting topic of conversation

2. an example of an information question

3. a suggestion that you would like to try

4. a question to show you’re interested in the other person

5. something you can say to show you’re listening

6. something to say if someone asks you a difficult question

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Answers

1. an interesting topic of conversation

current music, fashion, or sports

(also: events in the news, restaurant reviews, and movie reviews)

2. an example of an information question

“What do you do in your free time?”

“What kind of food do you like?”

3. a suggestion that you would like to try

[your own answer]

4. a question to show you’re interested in the other person

“How about you?”

5. something you can say to show you’re listening

“Yes”

“Hmm”

“Uh-huh”

“Right”

“I know”

“Really? That’s interesting.”

6. something to say if someone asks you a difficult question

“Oh, I’m not sure I can answer that.”

“I’d rather not say.”

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