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Making comparisons

Put students into pairs or small groups. Give each pair a set of cards face down. Students take it in turns to make comparative statements about the items on their cards. Encourage groups to discuss the topics together, agreeing and disagreeing, rather than just making short statements.

 

 

emails

letters

 

 

cats

dogs

 

 

jazz

pop music

 

 

cars

bikes

 

 

spring

autumn

 

 

holidays by the sea

holidays in the city

 

 

being a student

working

 

 

football

basketball

 

 

living in the city

living in the country

 

 

watching TV

reading a book

 

 

your language

English

 

 

taking a plane

taking a train

 

 

fast food

eating in restaurants

 

 

baths

showers

 

 

tea

coffee

 

 

New York

London

 

 

large supermarkets

small shops

 

 

bread

rice

 

 

cinema

theatre

 

 

public transport

your own car

 

 

writing text messages

making phone calls

 

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