TP number 2
To review and extend Ss awareness of past simple, past perfect and past perfect continuous and give controlled and semi controlled practice to them in the context of a mysterious story.
To give Ss practice in speaking for fluency implementing the TL.
Procedure (33-50 minutes)
Ask Ss some questions about the listening they heard in order to check their background of knowledge of the TL that I am going to teach.
Write the following on the WB: Mrs. Hall woke up early in the morning. She came to the window and found out that everything was covered with snow. It had been snowing all night. In fact, her neighbor, Mr. Smith, had told her about the bad weather approaching. Ask Ss: -Which verb(s) refer to one single action in the past, that was not repeated? -Which verb(s) refer to one single action which happened some time in the past before another past event? -Which verb(s) refer to a continuous/repeated action in the past before past? Elicit the meaning. Concept check the understanding. Ex.1 (Grammar) P. 46. Focus on form, board it. Focus on pronunciation:Ex. 1 (pronunciation), P. 47. Follow the instruction set out in the CB. Drill as appropriate. Board the sentences: - When I came he left. - When I came he was leaving. - When I came he'd left. Give Ss some time to look ate them and find the differences in meaning. Run a series of CCQs.
Ex. 2-3, P. 47. Ss work individually, check in pairs. Run the open-class feedback, ask Ss to support their answers.
Ex. 2 (speaking), P.47. Ss work in pairs or groups to complete the sentences, ask Ss to add a couple of sentences of their own. Monitor and note down some errors, aid and assist as appropriate.