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TP Worksheet – Up in Arms?

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A lesson based on the topic of the army. Students discuss questions such as “What qualities does a good soldier need?” and “Is it a good idea to use soldiers in a peace-keeping role?” A gap-fill activity introduces students to related phrases like “to soldier on” and “to hold the fort”. Finally, students practise the new phrases in a discussion activity which includes questions such as “Are you fighting fit?” and “Have you ever been up in arms about something?”

Talking Point Worksheet – Up in Arms?

Talking Point Teacher’s Notes – Up in Arms?

Written by Liz Regan for Teflnet November 2016
Since taking the RSA CELTA Liz has worked for the British Council in Milan, gaining her RSA Diploma there. Apart from working as a freelance in-company language trainer, Liz is also an oral examiner for the Cambridge University Main Suite exams (KET, PET, FCE and CPE) as well as the BEC Preliminary, Vantage and Higher exams. She is a qualified practitioner of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming).

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Teflnet : ESL Lesson Plans : Talking Point : TP Worksheet – Up in Arms?