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Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist?

Listening is a skill. This lesson will provide your pupils with clear guidelines for what to do when someone else is speaking. Whether you ask them to note key words in a talk, to prepare two questions about the presentation, or to note favorite phrases, the expectations of listeners will be explicit. Pairs also take on two sides of a topic, responding in a positive way (the optimist) or in a negative way (the pessimist). Each partner will have to listen intently to respond.         the 

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9th - 12th
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45 mins
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