dimarts, 5 de juny de 2012

Getting old

  • Temps previst: 20-25 minuts
  • Es puntua la capacitat d'interacció de la persona candidata, la pronúncia, la competència gramatical i l'ús de vocabulari

Look at the picture and ask your partner for details about his/her picture to find similarities and differences between them. 

Tell your partner what your text is about. Listen to each other and then exchange opinions about the topic and the content of the texts. 

Student A: Describe this photo.

Student B: Describe this photo

To know more on the topic
In turns, ask your partner three questions about the following subjects and answer his/her questions. Start with the first one.

1-  Ask your partner if she's worried about getting old and say why.
2-  Ask your partner about the importance of these elements in getting old: sport, food, personality, education, work.
3- Ask your partner her opinion about these sayings about getting old_

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.  We grow old by deserting our ideals.  Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.  ~Samuel Ullman

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.  ~Victor Hugo

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Looking fifty is great – if you’re sixty. - Joan Rivers

The time to begin most things is ten years ago. Mignon McLaughlin

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am. Bernard Baruch

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