(to) hit the nail on the head
-to be exactly correct
You hit the nail on the head! We need more time to finish this project.
(to) keep an eye on _
-to watch something carefully
Please keep an eye on the students during the test so that they do not cheat.
- 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:
Many wealthy countries spend large amounts of money per year on space exploration. Some think this is a waste of money as these resources could be used to help poor people. Others say that the survival of humanity depends on space exploration.
Share your opinions on this matter. Should much money be spent on space exploration? Discuss and explain your answer.
Pay attention to and talk about the introductory phrases that you use when sharing your opinions and reflections.
“I feel that countries should...(spend more money on space exploration, continue spending funds on space exploration, etc.)”
“It is more important that countries...(give money to poor people, help people in need, etc.)”
Final Free Chat 10 minutes
Have a free conversation with your partner...and have fun!