Expressing Agreement or disagreement

Expressing Agreement or disagreement

 

Imagine that you’re  in the school canteen. You’re talking  about technology.

Work in pairs

Choose one of the dialogues below.

Circle the correct option and  then talk to each other about technology.

                  CARD A                                                                                                        CARD B

        Express your opinion                                                                 Express  agreement or diagreement

Bob : I think / to me / in my opinion                                         Sue : I think so / I don’t think so.  They save

Computers  are useful and safe.                                                time, effort and money for us.

          

Bob : How does it happen?                                                         Sue :  We don’t need to go to the libraries.               

                                                                                                         We can pay the bills without wasting our           

                                                                                                         time in long queues.

                                                                                                                 Express agreement / disagreement

Bob : But , technology is not always good for us.                   Sue : I think so / I don’t think so. Maybe it

                                                                                                         is sometimes  a time-wasting  machine for us.

 

 

                        CARD  A                                                                                                          CARD  B

  Express your opinion                                                         A)   Express  agreement or diagreement

Bob : I think / for me / in my point of view                              Sue : I think so / I don’t think so.  There was

Life is nothing without technology.                                             no technology  fify years ago. But, people            

                                                                                                           were    healthier and happier.

Bob : Why do you think so?                                                          Sue :  There weren’t  tecnological devices

                                                                                                           such as televisions or computers.

 

Express agreement / disagreement                             B)   Express agreement / disagreement

Bob : That’s right / I don’t agree with you.                              Sue : I think so / I don’t think so. Because it

 There were good  relationship among people                         makes us lazier.  

İn old days.  But  it make our lives easier.

                     CARD A                                                                                                      CARD B

        Express your opinion                                                                Express  agreement or diagreement

Bob : I think / to me / in my opinion                                      Sue : I think so / I don’t think so.  For example,

We can’t live without technology. Because                          we do the housework easier with technology.

we are  addicted to it.                                    

          

Bob : How does it happen?                                                      Sue :  We use washing machine to wash our

                                                                                                      dirty clothes.

        Express agreement / disagreement                                      Express agreement / disagreement

Bob :  That’s right / I don’t agree with you.                         Sue : I think so / I don’t think so.

We can use diswasher to wash the dishes,too.                    Technology is very helpful for us.

                  CARD A                                                                                                               CARD B

        Express your opinion                                                                       Express  agreement or diagreement

Bob : I think / for me / according to me,                                        Sue : I think so / I don’t think so.  They  are

Computer are the best friends.                                                        time-wasting and they  have  radiation .                                    

          

Bob : What does “radiation” mean?                                               Sue :  It means  the radioactive waves. They                          

                                                                                                                 are harmful for us.

 

        Express agreement / disagreement                                             Express agreement / disagreement

Bob :  That’s right / I don’t agree with you.                                  Sue : I think so / I don’t think so.

  They provide us  great help   to communicate                           Computers isolate people from the society.

with each other .                                                                                This makes people less sociable. 

Author: Erdem OVAT

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