Voc abular y- Bu ilding Str a tegi e s (Unit 9, page 104: Word Skills; Use after Exercise B) Using new words conver sa tiona ll y After y o u h ave lea r ne d new v o ca bu la ry , it ’s im po r t an t t o use it in c o n ve rsat io ns . C o nsc io usly w o rk in g new v o ca bu la r y in t o a c o n ver satio n w ill he lp y o u be t te r remember it an d a pply it m o re easily in f u t u re c o n ve rsat io ns . P r a c t ice . Look at the idea box and conversation guides below. Think of stories you would like to use with the –able adjectives. Then work with a partner. Take turns talking about the stories and giving your opinions. Use the new vocabulary in your discussion.
Idea s a news story
a political scandal
a myth or urban legend
a historical mystery
Have you heard about…? Yes, I have. No, I haven’t. What happened?
pretty believable. Well, if you ask me, it’s The way I see it, it’s
debatable. not provable. very questionable. unsolvable.
I think you’re right. I think so too. I’m not sure I agree. I don’t agree.
I dea . Try to use these and other new vocabulary items in your next conversations.
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