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LANDMARK
Upper-Intermediate
Reporting Verbs
 
Type:
A crossword activity
Skill:
Writing
Time:
20 minutes
Stage:
Vocabulary writing practice
Work:
Students work individually
This great crossword task gets students to equate example contexts with reporting verbs.
Type:
A group card game
Skill:
Speaking
Time:
40 minutes
Stage:
Controlled grammar speaking practice
Work:
Students work in groups of 3-4
For an exhaustive and enjoyable card game involving both free discussion and structured use of reporting verbs this is the worksheet to use. The students have twenty-two cards to discuss which are then reported using the reporting verb prompts given.
Type:
A pair work activity
Skill:
Speaking
Time:
10 minutes
Stage:
Controlled grammar speaking practice
Work:
Students work in pairs
To target student's accuracy and knowledge of reporting verbs, this is a recommended handout. Students listen to each other and convert a number of sentences into reported speech using reporting verbs.
Type:
An individual writing task
Skill:
Writing
Time:
15 minutes
Stage:
Controlled grammar writing practice
Work:
Students work individually
For students new to reporting verbs, give them this sentence completion task. There are fifteen different contexts to complete, requiring a reporting verb. After, the rules of gerund or infinitive after reporting verbs are elicited.
Type:
A pair work activity
Skill:
Speaking
Time:
15 minutes
Stage:
Controlled grammar speaking practice
Work:
Students work in pairs
This handout gets back to basics with a simple rephrasing activity that involves students converting direct speech into reported speech using reporting verbs. Zero creativity, but great for student struggling to match direct speech to its reporting verb counterpart.
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