One Point Lesson B42 I wish I could

B42 I wish I could

I wish I could



I wish I could (dance and sing well)
because then 
I could (try to be a musical actor).

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Practice #1a Finish It "Skills"

・I wish I could use English easily because then I could...

・I wish I could speak a third language because then I could...

・I wish I could type fast because then I could...

・I wish I could make beautiful art perfectly because then I could...

・I wish I could play an instrument because then I could...

Practice #1b Finish It “More”

・I wish I could make more money because then I could …

・I wish I could have more days off because then I could … 

・I wish I could travel more often because then I could …

・I wish I could relax more because then I could …

・I wish I could spend more time with friends because then I could ...

Questions : 

What do you wish you could play?
Where do you wish you could go?
What famous person do you wish you could meet?
What specialty foods do you wish you could eat?
What do you wish you could … ?

Why do you wish for these things?

Sample Discussion

  A: What’s that?
  B: It’s a wishing well. 
  A: How does it work?

  B: You throw a coin in and make a wish. 
  A: Wow! What are you going to wish for? 
  B: I wish I could be better at my job, so I’m gonna wish for that.
  A: I see. Why?
  B: Because then I could finish my work quickly and have less stress.

(Return to top, switch roles)


Talk about this picture.

I wish I could


Talk about this picture.

I wish I could


Talk about this picture.

I wish I could


Talk about this picture.

I wish I could

Advanced Discussion

Imagine you are walking in the desert and you find a lamp.
You clean it off and a genie pops out.
The genie offers you 3 wishes.

 Note that you cannot wish for more wishes!

What would your 3 wishes be?

Discuss the differences between

1.Wishful Thinking & Setting Realistic Goals

2.Natural Skills & Acquired Skills

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