English Listening Lesson on
 Yes

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THE LESSON ON YES

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I like the word 'yes'. I much prefer hearing it than hearing 'no'. Yes is a very positive word. It means things can go ahead. You always hope the answer will be yes when you ask a question. The biggest question I asked was when I proposed to my wife. I was so happy when she said yes. Other times I like hearing this word is if I ask an interviewer if I got the job. I often say yes when I'm really happy or have done something really difficult. Even if I play a good shot at tennis I say 'yes' to myself. Even though it is a short word, it has many meanings depending on how you say it. You can express so many different emotions using just this word. Sometimes, 'yes' can mean 'no'. I think I say yes more than I say no.





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LISTENING GAP FILL

I like the word 'yes'. __________________ hearing it than hearing 'no'. Yes is __________________ word. It means things __________________. You always hope the answer will be yes when you ask a question. The biggest question I asked was __________________ to my wife. I was so happy when she said yes. Other times I like hearing this word is if I __________________ if I got the job. I often say yes when I'm really happy or have done something really difficult. Even if I play a good shot at tennis I say 'yes' to myself. __________________ is a short word, it has many meanings depending on how you say it. You can express so many different emotions __________________ word. Sometimes, 'yes' can mean 'no'. I think I say yes more __________________.




CORRECT THE SPELLING

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UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

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DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

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STUDENT YES SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about yes in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper.

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WRITING

Write about yes for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other's work.

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HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google's search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET INFO: Search the Internet and find more information about yes. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about yes. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. YES POSTER Make a poster about yes. Show it to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your posters.

5. MY YES LESSON: Make your own English lesson on yes. Make sure there is a good mix of things to do. Find some good online activities. Teach the class / another group when you have finished.

6. ONLINE SHARING: Use your blog, wiki, Facebook page, MySpace page, Twitter stream, Del-icio-us / StumbleUpon account, or any other social media tool to get opinions on yes. Share your findings with the class.

ANSWERS

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