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Your Name

Discussion Starters


Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

Psychologists say your name is the sweetest sound you'll ever hear. Is it cruel to give a child a unique name? In this lesson, students read about the importance of remembering names. They learn and practice new vocabulary and discuss whether or not they like their own names.

  • tactic
  • psychologist
  • go to great lengths
  • obliged
  • previous
  • generation
  • unique
  • unisex
  • discrimination
  • the norm
  • familiar
  • cruel
  • pronounce
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • audio
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Pronounce Your Name(Speaking Task)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)