English Conversation – Change
Friday, October 7, 2011 @ 01:10 PM
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about change. You can listen to an audio discussion about a big change in someone's life, learn some common idioms, expressions and collocations about change and discover how to answer the most common questions about the subject of change.
* Audio courtesy of elllo.org
- A change of heart - one's feelings about doing something have changed.
- A change of pace - an addition of some variety in one's life, routine, or abode
- A change of mind - to have a different opinion or intention than you had before
- Change with the times - to accept and use new ways
- To chop and change - to keep changing what you do or what you plan to do, often in a way that is confusing and annoying for other people
- For a change - as something different
- A change for the better/worse – a positive or negative change
- Dramatic changes – very sudden or noticeable changes
- Fundamental changes – basic changes, and more important than anything else.
- Radical changes – great or extreme changes
- Sweeping changes – change affecting many people/things
- What are some of the biggest changes that a person goes through?
- Have you made any recent changes in your life?
- Do you think change is important?
- Do you ever get the urge to refurnish your whole house?
- Do you like to change things in your house from time to time?
- Do you think change is important in people's life?
- Do you think that it is easy to mend our old ways?
- Do you think it is easy to change with the times?
- If you could change anything in your life, what would it be?
- What is the most difficult change you have ever had to make?
- What is one thing that you think you will never change about yourself?
- What is one thing you have tried to change, but couldn't?
- Have you ever converted (changed) over to a different religion?
- Have you ever had to change the way you speak, or the way you act?
- Have you ever decided to change the way you eat?