Activities about expression of agrement and disagrement.


Decide whether the people agree or disagree in the following

short dialogues.



Dialogue 1


A: In my opinion income taxes are too high.

B: I agree with you.


Dialogue 2


A: I think alcohol is just as bad as smoking.

B: Well, I don’t know about that.


Dialogue 3


A: The advertisements encourage children to eat junk food.

B: I can’t go along with you on that point.


Dialogue 4


A: Do you agree with my opinion?

B: Yes, I do.

Dialogue 5


A: Do you think this will work out?

B: I doubt it.


Dialogue 6


A: I think all we have to do now is cut down on our


B: I agree with you.




Conversation 2


Jenny’s boyfriend is a very nice person, but her friend

Mary is concerned about his age...


Answer the following questions about conversation 2.


1. Whose boyfriend are they talking about?

2. What is George like?

3. Who is concerned about George’s age?

4. Is George older than his girlfriend?

5. Does George’s girlfriend care about

people’s opinions?


5 Activity


A: Jenny, I know you like George a lot, but what exactly do you like about him?

B: Well, Mary, I don’t know. But there’s just something special about him. Don’t you

think so?

 A: Really? I don’t think so. What’s that “something”?

 B: Well, he’s gentle, patient, successful, and mature. I think he’s my Mr. Right!

 A: Mature is a good word, but don’t you think he’s a little old for you? He’s almost twice as old as you are!

 B: Well, age shouldn’t be something that comes in the way of a person’s marriage. As long as we love each other age is not an issue.

 A: But what will other people think?

 B: I don’t care what others think about us. I just know I love him and he loves me...and that’s all that matters.

A: I agree with you a hundred percent on that!


 Write two short dialogues, one expressing agreement and

another one expressing disagreement.




 Complete the following statements by using the appropriate

agreement response. Study the following examples.


Example: I can’t speak Spanish, and __.(you / either)


Answer: I can’t speak Spanish, and you can’t either.


Example: I like parties. And __. (she / too)


Answer: I like parties. And she does, too.


  1. She doesn’t eat red meat. And ___. (he / either)


      2.The students have many books, and ___.(the teacher / too)


       3. They don’t like this party, and ___. (you / either)


       4.James can drive, and ___. (Jimmy / too)


       5. You don’t like to shop at that store, and ___.(I / either)


       6. The birthday cake doesn’t taste good, and ___.(the food / either)

Classify the following expressions showing agreement or

disagreement in the table below.


-I agree completely (with what you say).

-That’s just what I think.

-I couldn’t agree more.

-You can’t really be serious!

-Come off it!

-In my opinion, you are right.

-That’s my opinion, too.

-I couldn’t agree more. You bet!

-I disagree with what you’re saying.

-I don’t see it that way.

-I couldn’t disagree more.

-You’ve got to be joking!

-There’s no doubt about it.

-You can say that again!



Choose the letter that is the best response to each statement.


  1. I’m tired.


A. Either is we.

B. We are, too.

C. We aren’t either.


  1. I love parties.


A. I do, too.

B. I don’t, too.

C. I don’t either.


  1. I don’t like funerals.


A. I do, too.

B. I don’t either.

C. Either do I.


  1. She likes her birthday party.


A. We like either.

B. We do, too.

C. We don’t either.


Write statements that make these expressions true for you.


  1. I agree with you a hundred percent.


  1. I couldn’t agree with you more.


  1. ..I’m afraid I disagree with you.


  1. I’m afraid I can’t agree with you.


        5.     I couldn’t disagree with you more.


6.     She can’t either.


       7.      We are, too.

Lesson core


Choose the letter or letters that best answer each question.


Which of the following statements

express agreement?


a) I disagree with what you’re saying.

b) I agree with you.

c) I couldn’t agree with you more.

d) You’re right.


Which of the following statements

express disagreement?


a) I don’t agree.

b) I can’t argue with that.

c) I’m afraid I can’t agree on that.

d) I really agree with you.


Which of the following statements

are incorrect?


a) I don’t like the reception either.

b) She comes to the party, too.

c) I don’t eat sandwiches, too.

d) I can dance either.


Which of the following statements

express positive agreement?


a) I do, too.

b) She does, too.

c) I don’t either.

d) She doesn’t either.