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box These to Draw students'attention the Wordzone to prefixesshouldbe fairlyfamiliar studentsby tnls y t p o i n ti n t h e i rs t u d i e sa l t h o u g hh e yp r o b a b l s t i l l , i n t h e i ru s e . m a k ee r r o r s choosethe correctprefixto makethe 1 Students then use the words to complete adjective, negatjve , f t h e g a p s .l f a n ys t u d e n t sl n i s he a r l ya s kt h e m t o a d c i anotherword that beginswith the same prefix' Answers 4 3 2 in{ormal impatient dislike 1 uncomfortable in (this not 5 5 irregular illegal might bethecase many c0unlnesl choosethelr own answers When they 2 Students ask havelookedat the sentences, them to tell their partner which word they chose,and say a few more thingsaboutthe sentence(Whydo they think beauty what klndof clothesdoes pageants acceptable, are wear,etc?).Acceptany answers' the teacher completethe gapswith the correctform 3 Students often miss prefixesin lexical of the word. Students gets students and clozeexercises, thls exercise o n t h i st y p e o f c h a l l e n g e focusing

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6 Students look at Pedro articleand matchthe s headings the paragraphs. to Pointout to students how Pedrogot his ldeasfor paragraph themes from the question. Allow abouttwo minutesfor this activity.

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