3. Learn how to give advice

Step 1

Study grammatical expressions used for giving orders, instructions, and advice.

Make up your own sentences about staying safe in the wild.


  • Imperatives:  Pack an emergency kit when you go on a road trip. You might need to use it if you get into an accident.
  • Modals: You should hide, buckled up in a car, if a tornado hits your campground. You might get injured by flying objects.
  • Second Conditional: If I were you, I wouldn’t hide under a tree during a storm. You might die if lightning strikes the tree.

Give advice to a friend

Your task is to write a detailed phone message or email message to a friend who’s going camping. In your message you will give him/her 10 pieces of advice about a chosen summer hazard. Yes, you pick a hazard, such as bears, lightning, tornadoes, or something else. Then prepare your message with 5-10 pieces of advice. Be creative. Use the grammar from the Grammar section above. Also, make sure to follow common standards for leaving phone messages and writing emails – www.google.com is your friend and knows it all!

Once you’ve prepared your message, mark this activity complete and move to the next where you will be able to share your work with the other participants of the Summer Course and e-Facilitators.


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