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EF SCCCESS UNIT 1
Read about Betty, Mohammed, and Amy. Complete the sentences. Use the words from the box.
There are 2 extra.
This is Betty Chang.
Chang (Zhang) is probably the most common
name in the world. There are 100 million (100,000,000) people called Chang in
This is Mohammed Yilmaz.
Mohammed is the most common
or given name in the world. Mohammed is only a
name. It means “praised.” Now, Mohammed is the
most popular boy's name in the
This is Amy Smith.
Smith is the most common name in the U.S. There are
million Smiths in the U.S. Many names were based on jobs. A “smith” was a person who put metal shoes on
Listen and check your answers.
Answer the questions about the story.
1. What does the name Mohammed mean?
2. Which name is the name of a job?
3. Does your name have a special meaning? What is it?
3. YOUR STORY
Is your name common? What does it mean? Think about it.
Write about it.