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ESL materials & ideas developed in Korea

Popup English

Speech frames for Chungju :

i) Make up your own English sentences with the speech-frames below;
ii) Try to join several speech-frames into one story (if you are clever!).

 

a) Bus to Chungju

 1. Excuse me, how do I ______________

 2. When you _______________, walk out to_____________, turn right and go down to __________

 3. You have to ___________________

 4.† You'll see a ____________________

 5. How do I know which ___________________

 6. Look for ___________________

 7. How often does _________________

 8.†† About once every ____________________†††

  

b) Complaints

 1. Do you know where I can ________________

 2. You can't get _____________________ in ____________

 3. Almost every country ____________________

 4. Talk about ___________________ !! [idiom]

 5. Oh, it's not so ____________________

 6. __________† used to _______________ all the time.

 7. ______________ don't sell them.

 8. Oh no ! __________________________

 

c) How to Rollerblade

 1. These/this† _______________ were/was so _______________ I had to ____

 2.†† I'm scared to ________________________

 3.† Ah, it's easy. Any kid can ______________________

 4.† What did you _________________________

 5.† The ____________ are smarter than _______________________

 6.† That was a _______________________

 7.† The first thing to do is ____________________

 8.† The _____________ cost me as much as ___________________

 9.† Find yourself a ______________________

 10. You could also ______________________

  

d) Excuses Excuses

1.† Why didn't you ________________________

2.† I meant to ____________________________

3.† Can I ________________________________

4.† ____________ get a ___% penalty.

5.† The ________ I need are ________________

6.      I'll give you some _______________________†

7.      The ________ you need is _______________

8.      My _____________ has a _______________. It's not working.

 

e)† Meeting You

  1. Iíd like you to† __________________________

  2. This is our ____________________________

  3. Iím pleased to __________________________

  4. Sally, could you explain ____________________

  5. Excuse me while I _________________________

  6. Iíd like to introduce ________________________

  7. Let me introduce __________________________

  8. He knows exactly where ____________________

  9. Sally is going to __________________ for the ________ time

 

f) Mr Magoo is Confused

 

1. I'm really ________________________

2. Should I put on ____________ or ________________

3. These ________ won't _______________ while I _________

 4. Zip up ________ first, then ________________

 5. The ________ you need is _______________

 6. Why did I _______________________

 7. Why are you ___________________

 8. It/he took _____________ but didn't __________________

 9. Why didn't you _______________________________

 10. Do you really think (that) _____________________

 11. If you tell me how __________________, I will _______________

 

g) The Pickle Factory Interview and the Love Club Interview

 

1. We are pleased that† ________________________

 2. I am the† ____________________________

 3. I hope you have ________________________

 4. Let me ask you about† ________________

 5. I have been eating __________________ for† _______________

 6. I can recognize† __________ kinds of _____________

 7. I really wanted to know about† ___________________

 8. I used to† _______________________________

 9. I was especially good at† _______________________________

 10. We can guarantee to† _____________________

 11. I hope you have __________________

 12. She must have _________________________

 13. She has to be ___________________________

 14. One day I might ____________________________

 


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