Fernanda Palafox Fernanda Palafox

A2 level


In this lesson students will learn to ask questions with the verb be in the context of "I am from France" from the book empowerment A2


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice of the positive and negative verb to be in the context of being from France.

Subsidiary Aims

  • In this lesson students will be able to use the verb to be in different situations of their daily lives.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Students will watch a video about to people introducing themselves, the students then will answer some questions. Are they both girls? Where are they from? Students then will go into Break out rooms to introduce themselves they will have to answer some questions. What is their name? Where are they from? and whatever they want to say about themselves.

vocabulary (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Students will match the vocabulary with different pictures, and use the negative form. He is / they are / i am / you are He isn't/ they aren't/ I am not/ you aren't And create. a question. Is he.../ Are they.../ am I..../ are you...?

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Students will answer a questionnaire using the contraction form of the verb be.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Students will read a short paragraph about two people introducing themselves, and answer short questions, using the contraction of I am, He is, They are, We are and their negative forms. A: Is your name David Johnson? B: Yes, ________ A: Is David from Mexico? B: No,________ A:Is David 45 years old? B: No, ______ A: Is Lucy Spalding happy to meet new people? B: Yes,_______ A: Is Lucy from Edinburgh? B: No, ____

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

students will do an exercise where they will choose the right use of the verb be from a slideshow

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