Improving The Town

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Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on November 22, 2021 and last updated on May 8, 2023

For most people, there are always a few improvements or changes that they would like to happen in the town where they live. Whether it be a specific shop, new restaurants, more bars, a better park or improved transport links, most people can think of something they would like to change.

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • improvement (noun)
  • sort out (phrasal verb)
  • take care of (someone/something) (phrase)
  • look after (phrasal verb)
  • beneficial (adjective)
  • benefit (someone/something) (verb)
  • definitely (adverb)

Conversation Questions

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  • How could the town where you live be improved?
  • How has your town improved over the last ten years?
  • How do you think your town will improve in the next ten years?
  • What do you think is the best way for residents to get the changes they want?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.