Tier 2 Activity 2 – Speaking song lines in conversation

Unit 1
Speaking
Tier 2
Activity 2
Respond to the comments
S2.2.2

S2.2.2 Respond to the comments using the given lyrics

Hi and welcome to Unit 1 Tier 2 Activity 2. Please follow the button below for the next part of the activity.

This activity involves responding to comments in conversation.

Responding to people in conversation requires the speaker to take their turn at the right point. In this activity we will practice using the lines from the song to speak at the right time. Also the context of a situation can change the meaning of a phrase. See if you can understand the different meanings.

This activity will use prompt lines. You are to respond with the given line from the song.

Example:

Prompt

I am happy with my new wife

Response (neutral)

I heard that you’re settled down

Prompt

I am happy with my new wife

Response (negative)

Guess she gave you things I didn’t give to you

Respond to the following prompts:

Prompt

I don’t really want to talk about it

Response

Why are you so shy?

Prompt

Your back?

Response

I couldn’t stay away

Prompt

Can we just drop this?

Response

For me it isn’t over

Prompt

I don’t think I should

Response

Ain’t like you to hold back

Next
  • Introduction – 1 min
  • Using the prompts respond to the comments using the given lyrics – 7 min

  • Picking lines to use – 7 min
  • Extended conversation – 7 min
  • Assessment – Live conversation – 7 min
  • Conclusion – self rating of activity enjoyment, motivation, usefulness – 1 min
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