To practise can/could/was/were in the context of describing past ability
To revise can for ability, to practise listening for specific information
Procedure (42-45 minutes)
Show two images of myself two in the past and one in the present. Ask the SS to give sentences first using was/were. example "I was nine months old." "I was in Lebanon in 2009." Elicit from the SS how can they form sentences to those answers. Then show another picture of things I was able to do. I couldn't speak English when I was two. I can speak a little French. Ask SS to formulate the questions.
T repeat questions fingure count and then play audio. SS are asked to drill and repeat and make the sound of was. T show how to make the contractions and why ? SS also use contraction to formulate the questions.
SS are given word card of questions and they need to put it in order then find the correct answer considering the correct form
Demonstrate the activity and give an example by asking a student to answer SS are given a handout to fill in the information about past and present T monitors and checks the answers
Demonstrate the activity Play the audio SS answer th gap fills T shows an asnwer key on the WB
T ask about the word "interview" Elicit and then demonstarte the activity T-S,S-S,open pairs SS leave their seats and mingle with each other collecting information about three students in their class. T listen for any errors and note it down for the next stage
T discuss errors and have a round up of the lesson