Advice on how to turn a positive verb into a negative form. Learn the basic rule about sandwiching a conjugated verb between “ne” or “n’” and “pas” first. Subsequently, understand how the replacement of “pas” with different negative words can give a wealth of interesting possibilities – for being negative.
A class might imagine the scenario of a pupil, who is suspected of cheating in the exams. Working in pairs, the class has to come up with 8 interrogation questions that will trigger the pupil to deny everything entirely. The answers of denial must include nothing, not, nobody, never, only, neither, nor and no more. An example might be, Tu fais beaucoup de devoirs? – Non, je ne fais jamais mes devoirs.