TESOL/Planning to meet

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Where should we meet?

Key sentences

Question Answer
Where do you want to meet?
Where should we meet?
How about (prepositional phrase) ?
How about (noun) ?
Question Answer
When do you want to meet? Let's meet at (time).
Answer Question
Actually, I'm busy until (time) How about one hour later? Sure, sounds good.
Sure, see you then.

Drills

Say these sentences without looking.

How about (prepositional phrase) ?
prepositional phrase sentence
in front of the station How about in front of the station ?
at the square How about at the square ?
at the clock How about at the clock ?
outside the station How about outside the station ?
Let's meet at (time).
time sentence
two o'clock Let's meet at two o'clock.
two thirty Let's meet at two thirty.
three Let's meet at three.
3 PM Let's meet at 3 PM.
Actually, I'm busy until (time) How about one hour later?
time sentence
two o'clock. Actually, I'm busy until two o'clock. How about one hour later?
two thirty. Actually, I'm busy until two thirty. How about one hour later?
three. Actually, I'm busy until three. How about one hour later?
3 PM. Actually, I'm busy until 3 PM. How about one hour later?

Example

Practice this conversation.

Question Answer
Where do you want to meet? How about (in front of the station) ?
Question Answer
When do you want to meet? Let's meet at (two o'clock).
Answer Question
Actually, I'm busy until (two o'clock.) How about one hour later? Sure, sounds good.

Change partners. Use your imagination and change the sentences.

Exercise

Use your imagination. Make your own conversation.

Question Answer

Where do you want to meet?

How about ... ?

Question Answer
When do you want to meet? Let's meet at ....
Answer Question
Actually, I'm busy until ... How about one hour later? Sure, sounds good.

Change partners. Use your imagination and make another conversation.

Practice

Question Answer
Ask when your partner can meet you. Tell your partner when you can meet them.

Further study


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