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Please call me Liz.

1 Please call me Liz. CONVERSATION Where are you from? Listen and practice. Jacob: Hello, I´m Jacob Lorza. I´m a new student. Liz:

Hi. My name is Lizeth Monroy, but please call me Liz.

Jacob: OK, Where are you from, Liz? Liz:

Canada. How about you?

Jacob: I´m from France. Liz:

Oh, I love France! It´s really beatiful.

Jacob: Thanks. So is Canada!


Oh, good. Mizuki Sakura is here.

Jacob: Who´s Mizuki Sakura? Liz:

She´s my classmate. We´re in the same biology class.

Jacob: Where´s she from? Liz:

Japan. Let´s go and say hello. Sorry, what´s your last name again? Lanza?

Jacob: Actually, it´s Lorza. Liz:

How do you spell that?

Jacob: L-O-R-Z-A

Please call me Liz.

CONVERSATION What´s Osaka like? Listen and practice. Liz:

Mizuki Sayaka, this is Jacob Lorza. He´s a new student from France.

Mizuki: Nice to meet you, Jacob. I´m Mizuki Sayaka Lee. Jacob: Hi. Mizuki, you´re from Japan. Mizuki: That´s right. I´m from Kamakura. Jacob: That´s cool. What´s Kamakura like? Mizuki: It´s really nice. It´s huge and very exciting.

GRAMMAR FOCUS Statements with be; possessive adjectives

Statement with be

Contractions of be Possessive adjectives

I´m from France. I´m = I am My You´re from Canada. You´re = You are Your He´s from Japan. He´s = He is His She´s a new student. She´s = She is Her It´s an exciting city. It´s = It is Its We´re in the same class. We´re = We are Our They´re my classmate. They´re = They are Their A. Complete these sentences. Then tell a partner about yourself. 1. My name ___ Jacob Lorza. I´m from France____family is in Paris City. My brother___a university student_____name is Jefferson. 2. __ namy is Mizuki Sayaka Lee. I´m 19 years old. My sister___ a student here, too. ___parents are in Japan right now. 3. I´m Lizzeth, but everyone calls me Liz.___last name is Monroy.____ a student at City College. My parents____on vacation this week.______ in Los Angeles. Please call me Liz.

Wh-questions with be. What´s your name? Where´s your friend? Who´s Mizuki?

My name´s Lizz. He´s in class. She´s my classmate.

What are your clasmates like? They´re very nice. Where are you and luisa from? We´re from France. How are your clases? They´re really interesting. B. Complete these questions. Then practice with a partner. 1. A: __Who´s __ that? 4.A:____the two students over there? B:Oh, that´s miss West B: their names are Jeremy And Luis. 2. A:_________she from? 5.A:________they from? B:She´s from Miami. B:They´re from Vancouver, Canada. 3. A:_________ her first name? 6 A:_________ They like? B: It´s Celia. B: They´re shy, but very friendly. C. Group work Write five questions about your classmates. Then ask and answer the questions.

What´s your last name? Where´s Ming from?







Which Greetings are typical in your country? Can you write the name of a country for each greeting? What are other to greet people?

Please call me Liz.

CONVERSATION How´s it going?  Listen and practice. Mizuki: Hey, Jacob. How´s it going? Jacob: Fine, thanks How are you?. Mizuki: Pretty good. So, are your clases interesting this semester? are. I really love chemistry.

Jacob: Yes, they

Mizuki: Chemistry? Are you and Liz in the same class? Jacob: No, we aren´t. My class in the morning. Her class is in the afternoon. Mizuki: Listen, I´m on my way to the cafetería now. Are you free? Jacob: Sure. Let´s go.

GRAMMAR FOCUS YES/NO questions and short answers with be Are you free? Yes, I am. No, I´m not. Is Jacob from France? Yes, he is. No, he´s not./No he isn´t. Is Liz´s class in the morning? Yes, it is. No, it´s not./No, it isn´t. Are you and Liz in the same class? Yes, we are. No, we´re not./No, we aren´t. Are your classes interesting? Yes, they are. No, they´re not./No, they aren´t. A. Complete these conversations. Then practice with a partner. 1. A:___Ms. Gray from the U.S.? 3. A:___you and Monique from France? B:Yes, she____ from Chicago. B:Yes, we __________from Paris. 2. A:___English class at 10:00? 4.A: ____Mr. and Mrs. Tavares American? B:No, it________at 11:00. B:No, they _________Brazilian. B. Answer these questions about yourself. If you answer¨no¨, give the correct information. Then ask your partner the questions. 1. Are you from the United States?____________________________________________ 2.Is your teacher from Canada?______________________________________________ 3.Is your English class in the morning?_________________________________________ 4. Are you and your best friend the same age?___________________________________ C. GROUP WORK Write five questions about your classmates. Then take turns asking and answering your questions. Are Cindy and Brian from Los Angeles. Please call me Liz.

WORD POWER Hello and good-bye. A. Do you know these expressions? Which ones are ¨hellos¨ and which ones are ¨good-byes¨? Complete the chart. Add expressions of your own. Bye. Good morning. Good night Good-bye Have a good day. Hello.

Hey. Hi. How are you? How´s it going? See you later. See you tomorrow.

Hello _hey_________________ ___________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________

Good-bye __Bye_______________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ____________________

B. Match the Greetings with the best response. 1. Have a good day. 2. Hi. How are you? 3. See you tomorrow. 4. Good morning.

A. Good morning. B.Thank you. You too. C. OK. See you. D. Pretty good, thanks.

C. Pair work Practice saying hello. Then practice saying good-bye. A. Hi, Aki. How´s it going?

B. Pretty good, thanks. How are you?

LISTENING What´s your last name again? Listen to the conversations.Complete the information about each person.

First name 1.__Joe________ 2._____________ 3._Min Ho

Last name _____________ __Vera_______ ______________

Where from? the United States ________________ _________________

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READING Whats´s in a name? Look at the name in the article. Do you know any people with these names? What are they like? Your name is very important. When you think of yourself, you probably think of your name first. It is an important part of your identity. Right now the two most popular names for babies in the United States are ¨Jacob¨ for boys and ¨Emily¨ for girls. Why are these names popular? And why are some names unpopular?

Names can become popular because of famous actors, TV or book characters, or athletes. Popular names suggest very positive things. Unpopular names suggest negative things. Susprisingly, people generally agree on the way they feel about names. Here are some common opinions about names from a recent survey. Boys´ names George: average, boring Jacob: creative, friendly Michael: good-looking, athletic Stanley: nerdy, serious

Girls´ names Betty: old- fashioned, average Emily: independent, adventurous Jane: plain, ordinary Nicole: beautiful, intelligent

So why do parents give their children unpopular names? The biggest reason is tradition. Many people are named after a family member. Of course, opinions can chance over time. A name that is unpopular now migth become popular in the future. That´s good news for all the Georges and Bettys out there!

A. Read the article. Then check(

) the statements that are true. 1. Your name is part of your identity. 2. People often feel the same way about a particular name. 3. Boy´s names are more popular tan girls´names. 4. People are often named after family members. 5. Opinions about names can change.

B. According to the article, which names suggest positive things? Which suggest negative things? Complete the chart.

Positive names Negative names ___________________________ __________________________ ___________________________ __________________________ C. Pair work. What names are popular in your country? Why are they popular?

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