TP 8 Ahmed Nouri
To provide clarification, review and practice of the past tense of the verb be( was/were ) in the context of a holiday experience.
To provide an opportunity for the Ss to practice listening, reading and and speaking in the context of a holiday experience.
Procedure (36-47 minutes)
I will show the Ss some personal photos of my holiday experience in canada with my family. Ask The Ss: what you can see? Elicit the words: family,holiday. Ask the Ss: Where is this? Elicit the word: Canada.
T: give instructions to Ss: Listen again to the conversation between two people and tick the words and expressions you hear. ICQ: what are you going to do? Ss answer: we will listen and tick the words and expressions we hear. Give the Ss the HOs for the Ex 2 (CD: 1.77) Play the CD. The Ss tick the correct answers. Ss check with their partners. Feedback: check the answers with whole class.
Clarify the meaning of was and were: Write the sentence on the board: it was cold highlight the word : was draw cline on the board. mark today in middle, last year at the beginning and tomorrow at the end of the cline. CCQs:T: is it cold today? Ss: no CCQs:T: where' was' will go on the cline? Ss: at the beginning. T : so was is used for the past. shops weren't open: CCQa: T: did he say the shops are close? Ss: no CCQs: T : Did he say the shops will close?Ss: no Ss: the shops were close. Ss the shops in the holiday place. T: Is it in the past or the present? Ss: in the past. T: So weren't is the negative form of were. were is used in the past, and weren't is the negative form of were: weren't is the contraction of the form : were not. Form: Was(n't) and were (n't) are the irregular past forms of the verb ( to be). We say : I/he/she/it: was(n't) and you/we/they : were(n't) In English: you is used for singular and plural. pronunciation: Was is pronounced with a schwa in affirmative sentences when it is unstressed: It was cold /ɪt//wɒz/ The shops were close /wɜr/ Modelling and drilling some examples of the dialogue. wasn't
Grammar EX1 T: give instructions: read the sentences, then make answers with the words in brackets. answer the first question: 1. We were in Dublin.(Glasgow) No, we weren't. We weren't. We were in Glasgow. CQs: what are you going to do? answer the first question: Ss read and make answers with the words in brackets. T: Give HOs Ss do the task in the EX 1: T: monitor, help the Ss in the task if they need it. Ss Check the answers with their partners. Grammar Ex 2: T look at the EX 2: complete the dialogue with was/wasn't, were/weren't Do the first example: Lara: This is Toronto. you can see the CN Tower there. ICQS: what you are going to do? Ss: complete the dialogue with was/wasn't, were/weren't Ss do the task. T: monitor.
whole class feedback: T : check the answers with the Ss of the exercise 1 and 2: modelling drilling Error correction with whole class.