1) Do teens have the same opinion about this suggestion? (listening for the mane idea)
2) What arguments do they give for and against doubling the amount of PE lessons?
Steve: Do you think doubling the amount of PE lessons is a good idea?
Brian: More PE? It is the best idea I’ve ever heard. We will get more exercise. I absolutely love PE, it is one of my favourite lessons.
Mary: And I’m not very happy about it. I don’t understand why people take PE as the most Important subject. It will help very few people in later life and it makes some people feel embarrassed.
Eddy: I quite agree with you. I think PE lessons cause a lot of bullying. It is an awful idea to double the lessons.
3) Find out:
how the teens ask if they approve of the idea to double the PE lessons;
how the teens say that they approve of the idea;
how the teens say they do not approve of the idea.
4) What are the other ways to say you approve/do not approve of something; to ask if someone approves?
5) Replace the expressions in the conversation with those that fit from ex. 1.4) and read out the conversation you’ve got.