Shima Mirshojai Shima Mirshojai

what happened next,,,past simple
intermediate level


in this lesson students learn about past simple to use the tense for what happened in the time past and now they want to talk about them.


Abc audio track
Abc Conversation
Abc Gap-fill exercise
Abc reading text

Main Aims

  • To provide review of the past simple tense and regular and irregular past form of verbs through a reading context to expose the students what they are going to learn

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of past simple in the context of what happened in a dog cage and practice the accuracy as well.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask students to talk about what they did yesterday and try to make them use past tense.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

Ask students to do the exercise "starter" to expose them to the target language and learn some new verbs.

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Here is a reading text which students have to read carefully and this is the most important part of lesson.the students read the text and face some past simple and learn them through the task.

Planning (6-8 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to plan students' reports

In the exercise no.3 students have the opportunity to practice what they learn.this is the productive part of the lesson.they look in the text they read just before and this time they pay more attention to find the past simple verb.

Language Analysis (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the task language

The grammar box helps students to learn the form and exercise 5 they learn the question form in format of some examples in which they can learn and practice some wh questions.

Language Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

the practice named "making connections" is the language practice in which students use the verbs they learnt.they also make some sentences and get familiar more and more.

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