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Your friend is very nervous about his/her high school reunion next month.

Help your friend prepare for the reunion.

IN THIS LESSON, YOU WILL

1. Show concern for your nervous friend.
2. Read tips on how to prepare for big events.
3. Share what you read with your friend.

PRACTICE

STEP A EXERCISE

Complete the sentences with how often, did, or why did. Use the answers as clues.

1.

Student: _____ do you jog?

Tutor: I jog twice a day.

 

2.

Student:  _____ you skip breakfast?

Tutor: I was busy.

 

3.

Student: _____ do you put on moisturizer?

Tutor: I put on moisturizer three times a day.

 

4.

Student: _____ stay up all night?

Tutor: Yes, I did. I had a lot of homework!

 

5.

Student: _____ you have a bad day?

Tutor: I lost my smartphone!

STEP B EXERCISE

Choose the correct words in the parentheses.

1. She (has / is) thin.

2. She eats a big meal (in / at) noon.

3. He (has / is) muscles.

4. She washes her face (at / in) the morning.

5. He drinks coffee (once / one) a day.

MISSION

Challenge 1

Your friend is going to a high school reunion next month. He’s/She’s very worried about looking good for it.


Show concern for your friend by asking lots of questions.

Remember?

  • Did…?
  • Why did…?
  • be
  • have

Challenge 2

After your conversation, you searched for tips online to help your friend.


Read an online article about how to prepare for big events.

Remember?

  • once/twice a (time expression)
  • (number) times a (time expression)
  • at
  • in
  • How often…?

Tips for Preparing for a Big Event

Do you need to go to a big event in a few weeks? Are you worried about looking good for it? Well, I’m here to help you prepare!

First, choose your food. Eat a big meal in the morning and have a small meal at night.

Second, do some exercise. Do yoga or jog five times a week. You’ll feel good when you exercise!

Third, plan your clothes for the event early. Buy new clothes if you need to! You can ask a friend to go shopping with you.

Last, smile and have a great time at your event!

COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

  1. When should your friend have a small meal?
    • in the morning
    • at night
  2. How often should your friend do some exercise?
    • five times a day
    • five times a week
  3. What should your friend plan for the event?
    • clothes
    • transportation

Challenge 3

You and your friend are hanging out at a café.
Talk to him/her about the article you read.

Remember?

  • at
  • in
  • How often…?
  • once/twice a (time expression
  • (number) times a (time expression)

FEEDBACK

Help your friend prepare for the reunion.

MISSION ACHIEVEMENT

  • 4
    Very Good

    Could complete the task with ease

  • 3
    Good

    Could complete the task with some clarifications

  • 2
    Fair

    Could complete the task with additional instructions

  • 1
    Poor

    Could somehow complete the task with difficulty

PERSONALIZED FEEDBACK

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