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Requests with Would you mind…?

Put students into pairs. Ask them to follow the instructions on their card, taking turns to politely ask their partner to do some actions. Encourage students to use Would you mind…?

 

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  STUDENT A .

 

A  Ask your partner (politely!) to do these things.

      Use Would you mind…?

Ask your partner to spell his/her surname for you.

Ask your partner to tell you the time.

Ask your partner to lend you a pen.

Ask your partner to say the alphabet as quickly as possible.

 

       Think of two more polite instructions to give your partner.

 

B   Now listen to your partner’s instructions and do what he or she asks

       you to do.

 

    

 

  STUDENT B .

 

A    Ask your partner (politely!) to do these things..

       Use Would you mind…?

Ask your partner to tell your where he/she is from.

Ask your partner to tell you where she/he lives.

Ask your partner not to smoke.

Ask your partner to count from 30 to zero backwards.

       Think of two more polite instructions to give your partner.

B   Now listen to your partner’s instructions and do what he or she asks

       you to do.

 

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