Speaking: Verbal boxing
Matt Bryer's winning lesson teaches language useful for debating and allows students to indulge in a (regulated) war of words.
Age: Teenagers / Adults
Level: Upper Intermediate / Advanced
Time: Approx. 60 minutes
Objective: To practise phrases used when expressing opinion; fluency
Key skills: Speaking, reading
Materials: A stopwatch; one copy of Worksheets 1 and 2 per student; one copy of Worksheet 3 for each student (cut-outs to be prepared before the lesson); one copy of Worksheets 4 and 5 per group of students