A fun ESL conversation lesson based on a short video on real life Game of Thrones locations. Discussion questions and a vocabulary matching exercise.
Very helpful role plays on polite requests.
This is a fun conversation class to help students with language for making, accepting and rejecting polite requests in work or home situations. Here is the link to the handout.
Start by asking students the following:
Have you ever asked for a pay rise?
Have you ever asked for time off?
When was the last time you asked for permission for something? What was it? How did you ask?
First have students brainstorm language of polite requests, then go over the language in the handout.
I was wondering if it would be possible to…….
Is there any chance that I could…….
Would it be alright if I……..
I believe I’m entitled to/I deserve…… (a pay rise/a day off)
You see the thing is……………
The problem is that………….
Ok, I don’t see why not.
No problem at all
As long as/provided…
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