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New Identity

New Identity

Students answer five questions and are given a new identity based on their answers. Then, the students introduce themselves to the class using their new identity.

Level:  Elementary

Topic:  Icebreakers

Grammar:  Present simple

Time:  20 minutes





Ask students to get a piece of paper and write numbers 1 - 5 going down. 


Students listen to the prompts and write their answers on their paper.

1. What is your favorite word in English?

2. What is your favorite number?

3. What is your favorite place?

4. Have you ever been to a foreign country?  Write yes or no.

5. How many countries have you visited?  Write a number.


Explain to the students that they have created a new identity. Explain the meaning of their answers.

1. New name

2. New age

3. New hometown

4. Whether they are married or not

5. The number of children they have


Ask students to stand up and introduce themselves to 5 people in the class.

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