Teaching Practice 4
For the students to practice and appropriately use the past (narrative) forms: simple past. past continuous, and past perfect
For students to practice speaking about the past in more detail with a freer practice activity.
Procedure (41-54 minutes)
Introduce the Grammar hand out. CHEST the Grammar side and instruct. Hand-out PW- students work in pairs FB Whole class While board and ask for an example from the class: (see default examples only if no examples are given by ss) Past Simple past I-----------x-------------i present ex. The doorbell rang. Fenerbahce won CCQ- did it happen in the past? (yes) Did it continue happening? (no) Past continuous past I-------xxxxxxxxxx---------I present ex. I was eating dinner. It was raining. I was making dinner when my friend arrived. CCQ- did the action happen in the past? (yes) did it end or continue happening? (yes) Past perfect past I--------pp--------ps--------I present ex.: When I arrived at the station, the metro had left. As he had predicted, Fenerbahce won the match. CCQs When did he arrive at the station? (in the past) when did the metro leave? Which happened first? Past perfect is used in the action which happens before the main action. We hadn't expected it to rain. CCQs did it rain? (yes) when? (in the past) did we expect it? (no) We hadn't seen each other in years. CCQs did we see each other? (yes) when? in the past but did we see each other before (for years? (no)
Introduce Grammar activity 2 Demo if necessary Sts work individually to complete, compare answers with PW FB with OHP
Change pairs: Introduce ex 6 FOLD PAPER Grammar practice - Narrative tenses 6 Gap-fill PW- Ss complete the gap-fill hand out answer key and FB if needed. Grammar Practice- Narrative tenses 7 PW- Ss complete the dialog answer sentences FB whole class
PW first students read with their pairs, the Q/A activity they just completed (changing roles) Divide the groups into 2 or 3 groups ONE person asks ONE question from the ex.7 activity each member in the group answers the question with a different answer. Change question and Change questioner
If there is still time!!!! hand out the "Remembering the Past" sentences to the groups. Each student chooses 1 or 2 to complete with a personal memory from their past. Stand up, find a friend to share your memory. Friend responds with a related question of their choice. Answer your friend's question. Mingle.