Refusal – How to say “NO” in English - Cross culture- ESL adult conversation

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This presentation contains a 43 slide PowerPoint lesson in editable PPT format with a role play activity, work papers and teacher’s notes.

This lesson discusses the difficulty of saying ‘no’ and how to confront it.

Saying “NO”, is not an easy thing to do, especially for ESL students. Most people say ‘yes’ to things they don’t want to do because it’s easier, because they want to avoid conflict or because they want to appear nice. Like other things, we need to practice refusal in order to get better at it and more comfortable doing it.

This lesson includes:

· Refusal vocabulary

· Situations we need to say ‘no’ to

· Why is it so difficult for some people to say ‘no’?

· Why is it important to learn to say no?

· how can you practice saying no?

· Things you need to say ‘no’ to and how to do it

· Refusal in a cultural context, including situations in which refusal will cause a clear cultural conflict.

· refusal role play

I hope you enjoy this lesson

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This download is appropriate for high school for students in Life skills classes, young students of ESL and adult ESL cultural and conversational classes.

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Keywords: ESL, ELL, Vocabulary, Discussion, adults, cross culture, English, power point, power-point, Language Skills, Communication, conversation, Describing, debate class, cultural lessons, commercials, kids, adaptable, refusal, saying no, friends, research, social media, stubbornness, relationship, friendship, fear, rivalry, culture, adults, happy, social skills, family, education

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NOTE: When I use an outside source for my lessons, you’ll find the link to the original source (for further reference) Under the slide, in the note section.

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PLEASE: My lessons are proof-read by me, (but more importantly, by more serious and intelligent critics) However, it’s been our experience that there’s always something that we miss… if you find a mistake or feel that there is room for improvements, please let me know in the "Ask a Question" section (rather than rate the entire document badly), I promise to fix it immediately and you’ll have my deepest gratitude.
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The products in this shop are all produces by me, a dyslexic teacher (hence the name).

I’m painfully aware of what seems to be very poor judgment of career choice on my part, and to be honest, a large part of this choice was to stick it to Mrs. Jacobson that said that there’s no place for the likes of me with my “pretend excuses” for misspelling every third word, in any self-respecting educational institution, so naturally I had to become a teacher.

For more than 25 years I’ve been teaching ESL adult classes and cross culture business classes, and much like other challenged individuals who go through life with one hand tied behind their backs, I try to make up for what I lack in the spelling department with hours of research, high quality graphics, humour, passion and love for what I do.

The fact that I can actually do this job is first and foremost a testimony of open mindedness (or desperation brought on by the long economic recession) of the schools that hired me over the years despite my very evident drawback, by the parents that tolerated grammar mishaps and most of all by my beautiful students who have learned to “always double check their teacher” and have come up with the sweetest, most heart-warming and diplomatic ways of pointing out my spelling errors (putting to great use their newly acquired conditional capacity: “I’m not sure, but, I think I might have spotted…”)

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Total Pages
44 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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