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Des 14 2010

Sick Day

Idioma: anglès
Nivell: B2.1 / B2.2 / C1.1 (nivell 4,5 i 6)
Destresa: parla, vocabulari

Communitative Objective: In this activity you will learn how to discuss your problems and improve your ability to reason with others.

Situation: You just woke up from a long night last night only to discover that you are feeling the most ill today than any other day in your life.  Furthermore, you realize you have to go to work today.  Therefore, you have to call your boss and tell him/her why you cannot come in to work today.

Task: Work in pairs. One person will be the sick employee and the other will be the boss.  The sick employee has to explain to the boss about his/her condition while providing reasons why he/she can´t work while the person playing the boss must listen and then try to convince the employee that he/she must still come in to work.

Here is some helpful vocabulary relating to health that will help you in the discussion.

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Gen 21 2010

Mission: survive!


Idioma : Anglès

Nivell : B1 / B2.1 (nivell 3 i 4)

Destresa : parla

Communicative Objectives:

The objective of this activity is that you learn:

  • How to argument your ideas
  • How to persuade other people


A group of Astronauts has landed on the moon, but has become separated from the main party at the base station.  The group has 200 miles to cover in order to reach it, and limited supplies.


Work in groups. Each one of you look at this list of items.  It is your job to get to an agreement in ranking the items in order of importance for your survival.  If you have a different order of numbers than your neighbour, justify your reasoning to convince your partners.

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