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Introductory Q & A

Introductory Q & A

Students write wh questions, and get to know each other by asking and answering the questions with a partner.

Level:  Any

Topic:  Icebreakers

Grammar:  Wh questions

Time:  30 minutes

Preparation

  • Write the following topics on the board.

Name

Nationality

City

Occupation

Language

Family

Free time

Vacation

Procedure

1

Ask the students to look at the topics on the board, and write a wh~ question for each topic.

2

Elicit questions from the students, and write them on the board. Note: You can also ask a student to write the questions on the board.

3

Ask the students to stand up and find a partner. Students ask and answer the first question.

4

Then, ask the students to change partners and ask and answer the first and second question.

5

Students continue to change partners, and ask and answer one additional question with each partner change. Finally, with the seventh partner, they ask and answer all of the questions.

Extended Practice

Call on a few students to introduce their last partner (seventh partner) to the class.

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