Speaking - Interaction

Tips!

- Make some notes about the general ideas you want to discuss.

- DO NOT WRITE the conversation. Just note down some ideas.

- Try to predict what your partner will talk about and think about what to reply.

- Think of vocabulary and expressions related to the topic.

- If you don't know how to say something, say something else!

- You have 5 minutes to prepare your conversation. Use them wisely!

 

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Student A

You and your partner have a child with a strong allergy condition. You have been seeing a doctor for a few years. His condition has improved, but you think that alternative medicine might be the solution.

Your proposal:

- Going to see a local therapist that practises acupuncture.

- Interrupting treatment with National Health doctor.

- A few weeks in the countryside.

- Trying homeopathy.

 

 

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Student B

 

You and your partner have a child with a strong allergy condition. You have been seeing a doctor for a few years. You think that his condition has improved and want to continue with the treatment. Your partner believes in alternative medicine.

Your ideas:

- His current doctor has been treating him for a long time.

- Alternative medicine is expensive.

- You know people who tried alternative therapies, bad results.

- Homeopathy is just a placebo.