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Unit 15 Satisfaction & Dissatisfaction
Way to Speak: Satisfaction A: That was a very good presentation! B: Did you really like it? A: Yes, I thought it was excellent. I’m very pleased with your work. B: Thanks for saying so.
Unit 15 Satisfaction & Dissatisfaction Way to Speak: Satisfaction A: I really like your painting. It’s very interesting. B: Oh, go on! You’re just saying that! A: No. I mean it! It’s one of the most interesting paintings I’ve ever seen. B: Well, thanks for saying so. I’m glad you like it.
Unit 15 Satisfaction & Dissatisfaction Way to Speak: Satisfaction A: How do you like this schoolbag? B: It’s fine. A: It isn’t too heavy? B: No, not at all. A: Is it large enough? B: Oh, yes. I wouldn’t want it any larger. A: So you are satisfied with it? B: Very. It’s just what I had in my mind!
Unit 15 Satisfaction & Dissatisfaction Expressions inquiring about satisfaction or dissatisfaction: 1) How do you like…? / What do you think of…? / How did you like…? / Do you really like it? 2) Are you satisfied/ happy/ pleased with it? 3) Is it large/ comfortable/ delicious enough? 4) What seems to be the problem/ the matter (with it)? 5) What’s the problem/ the matter/ wrong with it?
Unit 15 Satisfaction & Dissatisfaction Patterns expressing satisfaction: 1) That was a very/ quite a good lecture. 2) It’s fine/ very nice/ perfect. 3) I thought it was excellent/ wonderful/ terrific/ magnificent/ fabulous/ superb/ fascinating. 4) It’s just what I had in mind/ wanted/ meant/ need/ was looking for. 5) I am quite/very/extremely happy/ satisfied with it. 6) It is very satisfactory/ Everything is to my satisfaction.
Unit 15 Satisfaction & Dissatisfaction Patterns expressing dissatisfaction 1. Well, to tell (you) the truth/ honestly/ to be honest, I was a little disappointed/ I wasn’t very pleased with it/ it was (a little) disappointing. 2. It’s too…/ it wasn’t as… as I thought it would be. 3. I’m really annoyed with/ upset with/ mad at/ angry at/ furious with/ fed up with… 4. She’s always/constantly/keeps on giving us homework. 5. I don’t like it, I’m afraid/ honestly. 6. This is not right/not very good, I’m afraid./ This is not what I wanted/ need/ had in mind, I’m afraid. 7. I am not quite happy/ very satisfied with it. / I’m afraid this is unsatisfactory. 8. I really expected it to be/ thought it would be/ hoped it would be…
Unit 15 Satisfaction & Dissatisfaction Challenge to speak Practice 1 Express your satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the following things: 1. The movie “Myth”/ novel, game (interesting, fascinating / boring, violent) 2. The Oral English teacher’s arrangement of the course (funny, interesting / boring, repetitive) 3. The wedding dress/ a tie (beautiful, fancy/ plain, too short) 4. A dinner (delicious, tasteful / spicy, salty)
Unit 15 Satisfaction & Dissatisfaction Challenge to speak Practice 2 You bought something from a shop. Now you’d like a refund. What should you say to the shop assistant. 1. jeans, shoes, overcoat, T-shirt, cardigan, skirt, underwear: long/ short/tight/out of fashion 2. Mp3, laptop, electronic dictionary, vacuum cleaner, shave razor: complicated/ simple 3. Milk/yoghurt/ biscuit/ chocolate/ mineral water: sour, decayed 4. Book, video, tape: full of violence, piracy
Unit 15 Satisfaction & Dissatisfaction Challenge to speak Practice 3 Complain to your partner about the following things. Express your dissatisfaction with them. 1. You are asked to attend many meetings/ work overtime/ meet a customer on weekend. 2. Your husband/ wife snores/ smokes in the room/ never bothers to do some housework. 3. Your English teacher assigned you a lot of oral tasks. 4. Your parents are always treating you like a baby.