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Trigger your knowledge What are these people’s jobs?

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Part A: Getting ready 1. Read and listen to a woman talking about herself.

Hello! My name is Angela Smith. I’m

30

years

old.

I

am

from

Australia and I live in Melbourne. I work at a restaurant as a chef, so some people say I am a hardworking person, disciplined, strict, energetic and creative. I am also a mother of two

little

children,

Karla

and

Sebastian, and I am married to a wonderful man, Ben. I go to the mountains and walk for several hours to relax myself, think about personal

issues,

and

create

new

recipes and menus. I also go to the beach with my family. My children enjoy it so much! I’m good at trying new things, especially with food, that’s why I love my job so much. Unit 1: First day of class

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2. True or false. Mark the correct answer.

3. Match a picture with a word. True

False

a. Her name is Angela Johnson.

Energetic

b. She is 30 years old.

Disciplined

c. Angela is a chef.

Creative

d. She has three kids. Hardworking

e. She is not married. f.

She is from Melbourne

Part B: Your turn 1. Write a paragraph about yourself filling the text with the information required. You can use Angela’s paragraph as a guide.

Hi! My name is ________________________. I ___________________ old. I ___________ from ________________

and

I

__________________. ________________________.

____________

in

My

job

is

I

am

a

___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ person.

I

like

___________________________________________ ____________________.

I

_______________

children, and a _______________. I am good at ____________________.

Vocabulary & Expressions I am from… Where are you from? I live… Where do you live? To be good at... What is your job? Musician Doctor Easy going Enthusiastic Talented

Businessman Worker Engineer Teacher Nice Successful Brave Stressed Honest Relaxed

Venezuela Venezuelan Italy Italian France French Japan Japanese Argentina Argentinian Spain Spanish Peru Peruvian

2. Write about my nationality, my job and some personal characteristics. I am Pedro.

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Part C: Act it out Work in pairs. Find out new information about a classmate! Ask his/her name, age, job, family…Follow the example. What is your name?

I am Carolina.

Part D: Do it right 3. Possessive Adjectives 1. Present simple:  In the present simple, use the verb without an ending: I live in Caracas. You live in Caracas.  Use the present simple to talk about current events, habits, general statements. 2. Information questions:  Ask information about places, people, things, beginning with a question word: What is your name? Where are you from? How old are you?

Pronoun

Possessive Adjective

I you

my your

4. Contractions Be

Affirmative

Negative

I am You are He / She / It is We are They are

I’m You’re He / She / It’s We’re They’re

I’m not You aren’t He / She / It isn’t We aren’t They aren’t

Part E: Test yourself 1. Correct the paragraph. Add the verb Be in nine more places.

is This my family. They in Great Britain. This my little brother Jason. He in high school. This my mother. She a math teacher and this my father. He a businessman. My family far away, but thanks to Skype, we close. Tom

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2. Listen and read this postcard from Tom’s brother. Listen again and complete the sentences. Use contractions: I’m, He’s, She’s, He’s not, or is not.

February 22 Hi Tom, ______ in Italy. I_____with Georgia. ______ a high school friend. ______ nice and beautiful. ______ worried about her brother. ______ in love. Ana ______ is her girlfriend. ______ a student. ______ a teacher. Georgia ______ happy. I want to help her. Write soon. Love, Jason

2. Match these questions to the correct answers: a. What’s your name?

I am19 years old.

b. What’s your nationality?

I am from Perú.

c.

My name is Robert.

How old are you?

d. Where do you live?

I’m a doctor.

e. Where are you from?

I am Brazilian.

f.

I live in Caracas.

What is your job?

Part F: Go beyond

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Workbook online Unit 1 Platum Unit 1

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For extra practice, see UNIT 1 in the online Workbook Platum Unit 1

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