1) Some people are just good at speaking and listening. That is just how it is. a) True. I've always been shy, so I won't be good at this. b) I'm very talkative, so I will be brilliant at this. c) These are skills that can be taught and learned. 2) At Entry 2, one of the skills you have to show is 'follow the gist of the discussion'. a) The gist is the main point. b) The gist means all the little details. c) The gist means exactly who said what. d) The gist means knowing who won the argument. 3) At Entry 3, one skill is you have to make relevant contributions to a discussion. a) Everybody in the discussion must agree about everything. b) You cannot agree with anyone about anything. c) You must say things that are about the right topic. d) You should make sure you tell lots of jokes and stories. 4) At Entry 2, you must 'communicate feelings and opinions. How can you do that? a) Shout until everyone agrees with you. b) Sulk until everyone agrees with you. c) Use phrases like, 'It is a fact... It is obvious that...' d) Use phrases like, 'I think... I believe...' 5) At Entry 3 you have to show that you can take turns in the discussion. You can do this by: a) Wait until it is silent before you say anything. b) Butt in and say, 'No, no...' c) Use phrases such as, 'May I just say...' d) Use phrases such as, 'Mabel, what do you think?' 6) After a discussion it is a good idea to think about what went well and what could have been even better. Why? a) We can all learn from our experience. b) It's good to find someone else to blame. c) We can boast about how good we are. d) It wastes a bit of the lesson time and we won't have to do so much work!




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