Virtual Learning: High School

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Date: Thursday, 5 August 2021, 1:18 AM

1. Speaking Activity: Getting to Know You

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Getting to Know You

Ask the student 5 questions and allow him/her to ask you five. Everyone must answer in full sentences.

 1. What time did you get up this morning? 

2. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? 

3. What are your favorite TV shows? 

4. What did you have for breakfast this morning? 

5. What is your favorite food? 

6. What foods do you dislike? 

7. What is your favorite potato chip flavor? 

8. What is your favorite song at the moment? 

9. What kind of vehicle would you like to drive? 

10. Favorite sandwich? 

11. Favorite item of clothing? 

12. If you could go on a vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go? 

13. What was your most memorable birthday? 

14. Favorite sport(s) to watch? 

15. What clothes detergent do you use? 

16. Coke or Pepsi? 

17. Are you a morning person or a night owl? 

18. Do you have any pets? 

19. What would you like to be doing tomorrow? 

20. Favorite ice-cream? 

21. If you won $1 million in the lottery what would be the first thing you would buy? 

2. Speaking Activity: Can you tell me about…?

Can you tell me about…?


  1. what you like doing most in your free time?

  2. something you love?
    something you don't like? 

  3. something you really care about? 

  4. a place you visited? 

  5. a time when you were very happy? 

  6. a time when you were excited? 

  7. what do you do on rainy days? 

  8. something you've eaten that is very delicious? 

  9. something that is very boring? 

  10. your pet?

  11. your favorite book?

  12. someone in your family?

  13. your favorite music or song?

  14. a country or place you would like to visit and why? 

  15. about one of your grandparents?

  16. about a time when you felt really proud?

  17. about one of your friends?


3. Speaking Activity: What if...

What if...? '

If you could have a superpower, would you rather be able to fly or be able to turn invisible? Explain why.

Think of a fun time you recently shared with a family member. Describe it.
Where were you? Who were you with? What did you do?

Make up a brand new holiday that celebrates your favorite activity or game. What would you call it? how would people celebrate it? Would there be parades? Would people dress up in costumes on your holiday?

Everyone has his or her favorite things. Just thinking about your favorite things can make you smile. What are some of your favorite things?

Think about the nicest thing a friend has ever done for you. Who was the friend? What did he or she do fo you?

Do you have any special things that your family does regularly? Maybe it is eating your favorite breakfast every Sunday or riding bikes on weekends.
Describe your favorite thing that your family does regularly.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? What are the things that you would take with you and your suitcase? Who would you like to go with?

If you could be anyone in the world for one day who would it be and why?

If you could be a favorite character from a book or movie who would it be and why?

If you could meet any famous person in the world who would you like to meet? What would you ask him or her?

Imagine you were a movie director what kind of movie would you make? What would you name it? What would your movie be about?

What are the three wishes you have for your life? if you could have only one of those wishes come true, which would it be and why? What other wishes do you have for yourself?