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Formulas - Listening -
Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print - Lesson plans -
Proverbs and Idioms -
Interactive games
- Games to print -
Stories - Songs - Cartoons - Videos

(Updated on 06/02/2013)

 


Related pages :

Modals - Danger

 

 

Formulas :

  • Everyday Grammar: You Had Better Learn Modals! - Text + Audio
    "Everyday Grammar takes on the challenge of three modal verbs.
    When English speakers give advice, they can choose between should, ought to, and had better.
    Learn the difference between these words and how to use them to give good advice."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Giving Advice
    "This page lists useful phrases for the language function of giving advice and recommendations to other people."

    + Giving Advice Game
    "Choose one (or more) of the problems ... Offer advice in the comments using expressions from the Giving Advice page." 

    (englishclub.com)

 

 

Listening :

  • Everyday Grammar: You Had Better Learn Modals! - Text + Audio
    "Everyday Grammar takes on the challenge of three modal verbs.
    When English speakers give advice, they can choose between should, ought to, and had better.
    Learn the difference between these words and how to use them to give good advice."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • Give advice - PowerPoint Presentation
    Theme : FOOD
    + should + shouldn't + too + too much + too many
    Prévu pour une classe de 5ème.
    Sent by Miriam Mascaras (Ac. Martinique)

 

 

  • Essential Idioms - interactive exercises and worksheets (autoenglish.org)
    Advice

 

 

Exercises TO PRINT :

  • Do not knock!
    "Someone wants to live in that house. What would you tell him ?
    - You'd better repair the roof, etc...

    - You'd better not do the job yourself, etc..."
    OR use the passive voice :
    "It must be repaired..."

 

  • Essential Idioms - interactive exercises and worksheets (autoenglish.org)
    Advice

 

 

Lesson plans :

 

  • Warm Bodie: Modal Verbs for Advice - a lesson plan with a video
    "This is an awesome movie. It is funny, but not stupid. I loved the way the story is told - from the point of view of the zombie. I recommend it."

    (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

 

 

 

Proverbs and Idioms :

  • Essential Idioms - interactive exercises and worksheets (autoenglish.org)
    Advice

 

 

INTERACTIVE games :

  • Giving Advice
    "This page lists useful phrases for the language function of giving advice and recommendations to other people."

    + Giving Advice Game
    "Choose one (or more) of the problems ... Offer advice in the comments using expressions from the Giving Advice page." 

    (englishclub.com)

 

  • Move or Die - interactive game
    You have to choose options, take decisions to play this game, you can also read and listen.
    (zapdramatic.com)

 

 

Games to print :

 

 

Stories :

  • Chicago locals beware the birds
    "Chicago residents have been sharing tips about how to avoid coming under attack by dive-bombing blackbirds."
    + Solutions
    :
    "could be deterred by ... / Spread your arms and ... / should ... / avoid the birds by changing ... / it had been suggested that ..."
    (BBC)

 

  • Lazy Jack (mainlesson.com)
    Le texte permet de réviser les métiers et d'utiliser : "You should have..."

 

 

Songs :

 

  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man
    (YouTube)
    + the LYRICS
    "Mama told me when I was young 
    Come sit beside me, my only son 
    And listen closely to what I say. 
    And if you do this 
    It will help you some sunny day..." 

    (lyrics007.com)
  • Chasing Pavements sung by Adele
    "Should I give up
    or should I just keep chasing pavements...
    or would it be a waste
    even if I knew my place should I leave it there."
    (metrolyrics.com)

    - the VIDEO (YouTube)

 

  • 7 Seconds by Youssou N'Dour :
    "There's a million voices
    To tell you what she should be thinking
    so you better sober up for a second"
  • In the year 2525 by Zager and Evans :
    " If God's a-comin' he ought to make it by then"
  • It's All Over Now Baby Blue by Van Morrison :
    "whatever you wish to keep you better grab it fast...
    The highway is for gamblers better use your sense...
    Leave your stepping stones behind"
  • Land Down Under by Men At Work : - UPDATED
    "Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
    You better run, you better take cover."
    (metrolyrics.com)
  • Sugar baby love by The Rubettes :
    "People take my advice
    If you love somebody
    Don't think twice."

 

Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)

 


Maybe we should just go to the park
(cartoonstock.com)

 

Guns and Shootings - Cartoons
(cartoonbox.slate.com)

 

Advice : old style... and new!


 

 

Videos :