(to) ring a bell
-to sound familiar or make you remember something
Your name rings a bell. Have we met before?
(to) be on the ball
-to be focused and competent
Great job! You are really on the ball today!
- Discuss the meaning of each idiom.
- Read the examples together.
- In what situation would you use this idiom?
- Use these expressions in some other examples that you create with your partner.
Are there any other expressions that are similar to these?
Share Your Opinion 15 minutes
Read the following and share your opinions with each other:
Identify and discuss the qualities that make an effective leader. This could be any type of leader, for example, a political figure, a teacher, a manager, etc.
Give examples and reasons for your answers.
Pay attention to and talk about the introductory phrases that you use when sharing your opinions and reflections.
“Well, I think that a good leader must (be) ____ and ____ (compassionate, willing to make sacrifices, strong-willed, authoritative, etc.).”
“An effective leader should possess _______, ________, and ______ (intelligence, discernment, prudence, courage, compassion, diligence, altruism, etc.)."
Final Free Chat 10 minutes
Have a free conversation with your partner...and have fun!