IN THIS LESSON, YOU WILL
2. Talk to your friend about dating again.
3. Give your friend advice on how to make a relationship last long.
STEP A EXERCISE
Choose the expressions in the box that best match the explanations.
- You say this to someone when you take the blame for a failed relationship.
- You say this to someone to encourage him/her when things get tough.
- You say this to someone when you care for him/her just as a friend.
- You say this to your partner when you realize your relationship can’t be fixed anymore.
STEP B EXERCISE
Arrange the events in the correct order.
___ a. After just a few weeks of dating, they decided to be in a steady relationship.
1 b. When they were in college, Terry had a crush on Bree.
___ c. They decided to live under the same roof after being in a relationship for a while.
___ d. He wanted to get her attention, so he flirted with her.
___ a. They’re tying the knot next year!
___ b. Ben popped the question last week, and Anna was shocked.
___ c. She knew he was the one, so she said yes!
While you were at work, your friend left you a voicemail. Listen to her voicemail.
- It’s not working.
- It’s not you, it’s me.
- I love you, but I’m not in love with you.
A few weeks after her boyfriend broke up with her, you met your friend for coffee. Talk about how she’s doing.
- hang in there
- have a crush on someone
Your friend and Chad have been dating for a few months now. She’s really happy in the relationship, and she wants to know how to keep it strong. Give her advice.
- be in a steady relationship
- live under the same roof
- tie the knot
- pop the question
- the one
Help your friend with her relationship troubles.
Could complete the task with ease
Could complete the task with some clarifications
Could complete the task with additional instructions
Could somehow complete the task with difficulty
the ability to use a wide variety of vocabulary
the ability to speak correctly
the ability to speak smoothly without pauses or fillers
the ability to manage a conversation