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Grammar: Can't you be more positive?

This is primarily a fluency-based lesson to develop students’ phrase-building skills with language chunks based on the keyword ‘can’t’.


  • to develop phrase-building skills using can’t.
  • to expand knowledge of the use of can’t in sentences with a positive meaning.

This lesson works equally well with groups and individuals. An adapted one-to-one procedure and a follow-up activity are described after the group procedure.

Time: 60 mins

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  • Thanks for the lesson plan. Simple idea but can explain a lot to students

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