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Great (great-) grandparents!

Activity 1

Great (great-) grandparents!

Group 1: She better call her Whoopi!

Group 2: To my great-granddaughter

Group 3: The downsides of being a grandfather


  • 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.

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

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!


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

What are the common points? The differences?

  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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