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Great (great-) grandparents!
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Activity 1
DIFFERENTIATION


Great (great-) grandparents!





Group 1: She better call her Whoopi!


Group 2: To my great-granddaughter


Group 3: The downsides of being a grandfather

Toolbox

Toolbox
  • guest (n.) → the person invited
  • host (presenter) (n.)
  • set (n.) → where a talk show is filmed
  • shift / working day (n.)
  • talk show (n.)
  • worth it (adj.) → good despite the effort
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You are in charge of one video.

1
Look at the picture corresponding to your group. What do you expect to see and hear?
Workbook p.10



2
Watch the video. Prepare a short summary.

Useful vocabulary: This video will show...
It will deal with / deals with...
He / she is talking about his / her grandchild.

Let's talk this out!

GROUP WORK
MEDIATION

Share your findings with your classmates and learn about the other videos.

3
What are the common points? The differences?

4
  1. What do these grandparents (or great-grandparents) do for their grandchildren (or great-grandchildren)?
  2. Are there any tensions between generations?
  3. What would you advise them to do?

Grammar in progress

Exprimer le souhait

  • I wish you the best. (espoir)
  • I wish I were there on the day of your birth. (souhait hypothétique)
  • I wish to leave you an inhabitable planet. (fort désir / souhait)
  • I wish I could be there to meet you. (mais c’est impossible)
  • I wish we had not polluted the planet so much. (regret)

Exercices p. 44 Précis grammatical p. 275

Over to you!

Write to your great-great-grandchild

Let’s use what you have learnt in and / or in !

You write a letter for your great-great-grandchild, who will be born in about a century

Tell him or her about your present life, its problems and joys. Express your interrogations, fears, hopes or give advice...
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