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Coming of Age – Simple Present

True Grammar Stories

Low Int

Teens & Adults

In this lesson, students read three true stories about coming-of-age traditions that use the simple present in context. They also answer comprehension questions.

More tasks are available in the digital version, including vocabulary practice using the bold words and grammar review exercises.

This lesson mentions alcohol.

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  • rite of passage
  • ceremony
  • formal
  • role
  • congratulate
  • carriage
  • old-fashioned
  • modern
  • dating
  • decision
  • sedate
  • weave
  • glove
  • venom
  • hallucinate
PDF Content
  • story
  • comprehension
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Story A(Reference)
  • Comprehension A(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Story B(Reference)
  • Comprehension B(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Preview C(Matching)
  • Story C(Reference)
  • Comprehension C(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice C(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)