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Unit 11 Meeting up
Transcript of Unit 11 Meeting up
It is when a second speaker reports what the first speaker said
There are always two sides
Do you know what a collocation is?
A collocation is two or more words that often go together. These combinations just sound "right" to native English speakers, who use them all the time. On the other hand, other combinations may be unnatural and just sound "wrong".
We use the Future Perfect to talk about something that will be completed before a certain time in the future: I'll have arrived by lunchtime. (=some time before lunchtime).
F2F Upper UT 11 -Meeting up
the fast train
a quick train
Which one sounds better
fast food or quick food
a quick shower or fast shower
Your language will be more natural and more easily understood if you learn collocations.
We use the
to talk about an arrangement in the future: I'm having lunch with my boss
for future events
We use the
to talk about something that will be in progress at a point in time in the future: Sorry,
I'll be interviewing
people for our graduate trainee programme then.
We can use
will be in the middle of
something to describe an action that will be in progress at a point of time in the future: I'll be in the middle of a meeting at four. •
We can use
will be on my
, his, etc. way to somewhere to say that a person will be travelling at a point of time in the future: I'll be on my way to Southampton at eleven.
I'll have finished giving the talk by three thirty.
start giving the chat
finish giving the chat
What time will you have finished?
"I have something interesting to tell you."
"You said that you had something interesting to tell me."
"I'm planning to set up my own business."
Wonder women told me she was planning to start her own business.
Reporting on what someone else said
You have to be able to change sentences
Remember if the Direct speech is in Present then the Reported is in past
I have an idea. He said he had an idea.
I'm leaving. He said he was leaving.
This topic is great and confusing. Some verbs go together with other expressions just like the collocations we saw earlier.
We mentioned that we had to pay before we left.
She agreed not to sue him if he paid her back today
We reminded him not to go the office.
learn them by heart
Using the right language makes a big difference.
PUTTING FORWARD NEW IDEAS
REACTING POSITIVELY TO IDEAS
REACTING NEGATIVELY TO IDEAS
SUMMARISING AND RECAPPING
One thing we could do is....
That sounds like a great idea
Personally, I'd rather we didn't
So what you are saying is...
When to use use Tell and Say
Tell someone, Say something
me you him
her it us them
I told her to go
She told me to quit
Sarah told Suzy to buy
She said she didn't like it
She said she loved it
She said John has a car.
Practice, talk and create examples