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Comment on the following quotes, statements, proverbs

MODULE 4

 

Do some events in our life can really influence and change it?

 

I. Study the vocabulary that is useful to talk about life events


get a degree

get a job

get divorced

get engaged

get married

get married again

get promoted

become very successful

bring up your children

fail your exams

fall in love

amorousness

being in love

have children

important influence

incredible

influence someone

in spite of

leave home

leave school

lifetime

lose your job

make a lot of money

major

matter

remarkable

rent or buy a house

retire

split up

start school

start work

pass your exams

change a job

childhood

adolescence

birth

puberty

old age

retirement

marriage

middle age

growing up

at university

at school

child

teenage

teens

twenties

student

kid

single

young

my lucky break

the best day of my life

turning point

the lowest point

all my life

start a new life

it’s a way of life

in all my life

spend his full life

a very full life

difficult choice

wise choice

right decision

wrong decision

bad move


 

 

II. Comment on the pictures.

Look at these statements. Which 3 of them do you consider the best motto for your life? Why?

 

III. Discussion

 

Answer the questions

1. All events in our life can be of different categories. What are these categories?

2. What positive events can happen in one’s life? What is their influence? Give some examples from your life, life of your parents, relatives or just people you know.

3. They say that in life we have both white and black periods. What events can be in a black one? How can they influence a person? Give some examples from your life, life of your parents, relatives or just people you know.

4. Do you remember the best day in your life? In life of your family? What was it?

5. Have there been any major turning-points in your life?

 

Comment on the following quotes, statements, proverbs

 

6. Everything that doesn’t kill me makes me stronger.

7. Life begins at forty.

8. You have to take the good with the bed.

9. Better late than never.

10. The best things in life are free.

11. Lightning never strikes twice in the same place.

12. After the feast comes the reckoning.

13. Everything will be as it should be.

14. Our life is as we consider it to be.

 

IV. Prepare a report about your lifeline. Write about events that have happened in your life and how they’ve influenced you. Present ideas about your future (what events you’d like to happen in your life).

 

V. Describe (15-20 sentences) lifeline of any famous person. How did events in his life influence and change his life?




Date: 2015-12-24; view: 596


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