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Do you ever read the advice pages in newspapers or magazines? In this activity you will read the advice page from a magazine. You will learn how to ask for and give advice in English.


Task 1 - matching

Task 2 - understanding the letters

Task 3 - asking for and giving advice

In this activity you will study how to give advice in English.

All the sentences are in the letters, so when you finish, look for them in the letters

Which words do we use to:

  1. make suggestions?
  2. give advice?
  3. give strong advice (say it’s necessary to do something)?


  • What advice would you give Marta, Amina and Michael?

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This is based on a resource from Salford City College, we would like to thank them for allowing us to use this.