Gamze Gamze

Teaching Practice 7 (Grammar)
Beginner level


In this lesson, students are going to learn Yes/No questions in Past Simple in the context of last weekend. The students are going to be provided with presentation and practice of TL. They will be able to practice TL with Running Dictation activity.


No materials added to this plan yet.

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of Yes/No questions in Past Simple in the context of Last weekend

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of last weekend


Warmer (4-6 minutes) • To set the context and give students time to think about weekends

T. writes "weekend" on the WB and asks them to discuss "what people usually do at the weekends?" in pairs. T. elicits "last weekend" to make the context link with the TL. After eliciting, t. writes "LAST WEEKEND" on the WB and asks students "What did you do last weekend?" and writes each answer on the WB.

Exposure (2-3 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

After writing the answers on the WB t. asks one student directly "Did you meet with friends last weekend?". Student will answer the question by saying yes or no. After asking other students, t. elicits the questions and short answers in Past Simple.

Highlighting (9-10 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T. models the sentence again using fingers to show the order of he words. After students are exposed to TL. T. writes the question form and the short answers on the WB and highlight the form on examples. Q: "Did you work last weekend?" A: "Yes, I did. /No, I didn't. Q: "Did she meet with friends last weekend?" A: "Yes, she did. / No, she didn't."

Clarification With Practice 1 (5-6 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language and link them with the context

T. asks question to one student with one of the verbs around "Last Weekend" on the WB and asks them to ask questions to each other by using these verbs in pairs. After they finish asking t. gets answers with WCFB.

Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check and make TL more clear for the students

T. gives instructions and gives HO's to the students which include changing positive sentences to question form. After they finish, t. asks them to check their answers with their pairs and then checks the answers with WCFB. After they finish, t. gets students to answer the questions with Yes/No answers in the HO with their pairs.

Running Dictation (9-10 minutes) • To give sts controlled written practice and spoken practice

T. sticks papers with sentences (Did you like the film?) on the wall and divides sts into pairs and says that one person will be secretary, the other one will be the runner. T. demonstrates the activity first and then runner has to go to the wall and memorise the sentence and repeat the same sentence to the secretary to write. T. gives the answer key to check sentences.

Find Someone Who (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with more practice in TL

After t gives the answer key to the sts, t. asks them to mingle and find the person who did the activities in HOs. After they finish, t. asks who did they find.

Web site designed by: Nikue