Read and find out what each text is about human behavior
Would you gossip about a friend?
Before you discuss each issue, brainstorm and think of language you can use to express your opinion/view
Listen and practice reading Part 1 of the conversation in pairs. Then underline examples of deductions about the past and the present.
Listen to Part 2 of the conversation in pairs and complete the blanks with must have or can't have Adnan: Here's another story of a man who beat the odds!
Role-play a conversation like the one above with a partner
Read about people who realized their dreams against all odds. What do you think motivates some people to persevere and make the most of their lives?
Work in pairs. Discuss and make notes. A What motivated Brian and Mark to carry on and pursue their dreams in learning?