Thursday, 27 October 2011

Past trends. Elementary level

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Read the questions below and get ready for a speech about all these issues. Draft it and rehearse it carefully, try to plan everything, give details, link your sentences and keep on talking.

Who used to do what at home? Has that changed over the years?

What about you in your household? Did you use to do housework? And now, do you do housework?

What about shopping trends in the past? Who used to do the shopping? Did men use to manage on their own?

Did you use to buy in shopping centres twenty years ago? What about nowadays?

What did you use to do on Saturday night? Did there use to be lots to do when you were a teenager? How did you spend your free time?

Did people use to pay with the same currency as nowadays?

You can start your speech like this:

When I was twelve years old …


Record your speaking practice using Audacity, save it as an .mp3 file and mail it to your teacher. Your talk will be published on this blog.

If you feel confident enough so as to publish your own post, you are welcome. 

First, you must upload your speaking practice to an online storage site, for example, SoundCloud; then, copy the embed code and paste it to your blog entry; your teacher will mark your talk and send you the result.

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