- Reporting Verbs ADVISE, PERSUADE or CONVINCE, INQUIRE or ASK, STATE or REMARK, ENCOURAGE or TALK smb INTO, THREATEN.
2) Synonyms BOSSY/PATRONIZING, SELFISH/EGOCENTRIC, UNPLEASANT/DISAGREEABLE, GULLIBLE/CREDULOUS, SOCIABLE/FRIENDLY, CORAGEOUS/BRAVE.
3)Opposites MOODY or EVEN-TEMPERED, PREDICTABLE or UNPREDICTABLE, ENERGETIC or LETHARGIC, OBSTINATE or OPEN-MINDED, HUMBLE or CONCEITED, RELIABLE or UNRELIABLE.
4) Adverbs HIGHLY, UNUSUALLY, SUSPICIOUSLY, RELUCTANTLY, ANXIOUSLY, VIOLENTLY
In a circle and playing with the «Reported Speech» Collection the teacher assigns the colour of the dice that, in due turn, the student will have to roll.
Once the dice is rolled, the 1st student will have to make a sentence with the information that comes up. This sentence will be the first one towards the creation of a story.
This way, every student will repeat the procedure shaping the story.
The teacher will introduce a text about a certain episode, interview or piece of news that will trigger the students` imagination.
In turns, each student will roll a dice, any dice of his/her choice. And he/she will provide the appropriate information according to the word that comes up, either arguing, supposing, denying or stating (always having in mind the changes needed in Reported Speech ).
In the interview she says: “I did it because my friend advised me to do it”
In Reported Speech we`ll have “She said she had done it because her friend had advised her to do it”.
to favor and enhance, through a game, the learning, use and identification of the proposed Reporting Verbs, Synonyms, Opposites & Adverbs
to offer the possibility of shaping different character , intentions) profiles
to enrich stories and storytelling by conveying the authentic intention of what is being told (ideas, actions
to get trustworthy comprehension and analysis of different statements/stories