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Streetpets: Present simple

Level: Elementary Type: Game, General lesson plan

An information-gap activity at elementary level to practise the present simple of live and have got.

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Level: Elementary

Time needed: 15-20 minutes

Summary: This is an accuracy-based information-gap activity which would work well as a whole-class warm-up. The grammar focus is on the present simple forms of live and have got.

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  • For Natalie: that is a problem with changing English in Canada. I am Canadian, and when I was younger, I believe our grammar books still used more British English--I still recall 'aeroplane' in a book, and even at that time--the early 70s--we probably almost never used that spelling, but rather 'airplane'! I think you'll find some Canadians still use 'has/have got', but I understand your situation. It might be nice to have an American version of the activity, but it is easy enough to just use the cards and give the students sentences on the board or another worksheet, adapted to fit the common usage.

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  • I now live in Canada and need to teach Canadian English which is probably more American than British. We don't use have + got so I need "Do you have...?", "Does he have...?" exercises.

    Thank you,

    Natalie

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