DISCUSSION TOPICS, DEBATES & ROLEPLAY

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DISCUSSION TOPICS, DEBATES & ROLEPLAY by Mind Map: DISCUSSION TOPICS, DEBATES & ROLEPLAY

1. TIPS & KEY PHRASES

2. SPEAKING

3. THINKING TIME

3.1. TAKE YOUR TIME

3.2. YOU CAN ALWAYS START BY COMMENTING ON THE QUESTIONS ITSELF

3.2.1. Mm. That's an interesting question

3.2.2. Let me think about that

3.2.3. I'm not 100% sure, but I think...

3.2.4. I've never really thought about that

4. GIVING AN OPINION

4.1. GIVE MORE THAN ONE OPINION IF YOU WANT TO

4.1.1. In my opinion/ I think/ I reckon / I suppose

4.2. LOOK AT THE THEM FROM TWO POINTS OF VIEW

4.2.1. On the other hand, though

4.2.2. You could also say that...

4.3. ASK OTHER PEOPLE ABOUT WHAT THEY THINK

4.3.1. What do you think?

4.3.2. I have to disagree with you there

4.3.3. I see it in a different way

4.3.4. Yes, but on the other hand...

5. REACTING TO WHAT PEOPLE SAY

5.1. YOU SHOULD EXPRESS INTEREST IN WHAT OTHER PEOPLE SAY

5.1.1. Really?

5.1.2. That's interesting

5.2. YOU CAN ASK FOR MORE INFORMATION

5.2.1. When / Where / Why was that?

5.2.2. Who was that with?

5.3. BE POLITE WHEN EXCHANGING OPINIONS

5.3.1. I know what you mean (but)

5.3.2. You've got a point (but)

5.3.3. I think you're right (and also...)

5.3.4. Me too / Me neither

6. EXPLAINING WHAT YOU MEAN

6.1. YOU MAY NEED TO CLARIFY WHAT YOU'RE SAYING OR PARAPHRASE IF YOU DONT KNOW HOW TO SAY SOMETHING

6.1.1. Do you know what I mean?

6.1.2. I'm not sure how to explain that, but...

6.1.3. Do you know what I mean?

6.1.4. I'm not sure how to explain that, but...

6.1.5. Shall I say that again?