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GIVING ADVICE - PART TWO
HIGH INTERMEDIATE LESSON (2:35 min.)


In this lesson you will learn how to give advice using the conditional.
1. Click on the video below.
2. Watch the video. You can pause and rewind as much as you like.
3. Check your comprehension by doing the quiz below the video.

 


Quiz - Giving Advice 2

1. Should and Ought to are  
    a) impolite expressions.
    b) are conditional structures.
    c) appropriate expressions to give advice in certain situations
    d) none of the above

2. Which of the following sentences is correct?

    a) If I were you, I would call a doctor.
    b) b. If I was you, you should call a doctor.
    c) If I am you, I will call a doctor.
    d) If I were you, I would have call a doctor.

3. Which of the following statements is correct?

    a) Talking about yourself when giving advice can make you sound less critical.
    b) By using the conditional, you can make your advice less abrupt.
    c) By using the conditional, you can make your advice more indirect.
    d) All of the above.


To learn more about this topic, check out the following links:

http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-conditional_1.htm
http://esl.about.com/od/gramma1/a/conditional.htm
http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_advice.htm
http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_advice_quiz.htm