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Absolute Beginner English Personal Information

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Now that students can spell and count, they can also begin giving personal information such as their address and telephone number. This activity also helps review and build on their counting and past exercises.

Teacher: What is your telephone number? My telephone number is 586-0259. (Model 'telephone number' by accenting 'telephone number' in the question and in the response.)

Teacher: Susan, hi, how are you?

Student(s): Hi, I'm fine.

Teacher: What is your telephone number?

Student(s): My telephone number is 587-8945.

Teacher: Susan, ask Paolo.

Student(s): Hi Paolo, how are you?

Student(s): Hi, I'm fine.

Student(s): What is your telephone number?

Student(s): My telephone number is 786-4561.

Continue this exercise around the class.

Part II: What is your address?

Teacher: What is your address? My address is 45 Green Street. (Model 'address' by accenting 'address' in the question and in the response.)

Teacher: Susan, hi, how are you?

Student(s): Hi, I'm fine.

Teacher: What is your address?

Student(s): My address is 32 14th Avenue.

Teacher: Susan, ask Paolo.

Student(s): Hi Paolo, how are you?

Student(s): Hi, I'm fine.

Student(s): What is your address?

Student(s): My address is 16 Smith Street.

Continue this exercise around the class.

Part II: Personal Information - Bringing It All Together

Teacher: Susan, hi, how are you?

Student(s): Hi, I'm fine.

Teacher: What is your address?

Student(s): My address is 32 14th Avenue.

Teacher: What is your telephone number?

Student(s): My telephone number is 587-8945.

Teacher: Where are you from?

Student(s): I'm from Russia.

Teacher: Are you American?

Student(s): No, I'm not American. I'm Russian.

Teacher: What are you?

Student(s): I'm a nurse.

Teacher: What's this?

Student(s): That's a book.

Teacher: Goodbye.

Student(s): Goodbye.

Continue this exercise with each student around the class.

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