Past Simple (Was-Were) Lesson
To provide clarification, review and practice of past simple tense, verb "to be" in the context of relationships.
To provide deduction listening practice using a text about meeting at a place in the context of relationships.
Procedure (44-59 minutes)
Tell ss that you want to inroduce them a friend of you Show the picture of Daisy (the character in the video) Tell that she has a problem Ask ss to guess her problem
Do vocabulary pre-teaching Ask ss to watch the video and tell the problem Make the ss watch the video again and do the exercises in handout 1 individually Ask ss to check their answers Give an answer sheet for each student
Ask CCQs to check the ss understanding Highlight the grammar
Draw a time line on the WB Tell a positive example sentence Elicit the meaning again Ask CCQs Drill the sentence Write the sentence on WB Do the same thing for the negative and question forms too
Students will do a gap fill exercise Give the instructions Ask ss to do the task individually Give a time limit Write the answers on the WB
Put the ss into groups of 3-4 Give each group a set of soap opera cards (pictures and words) Get each group spread the pictures and the words out on the table Tell them the pictures and the words tell a story There is one sentence for each picture Each sentence is made up of 3 words cards SS should sequence the pictures and match the sentences describing them The teacher checks the answers The group that does the sequencing correcly first is the winner The winner group reads out the story and the others check theirs