Hifza Khalid Khan Hifza Khalid Khan

Questions- Last Week
A1 level


In this lesson we will be discussing the Were you...? in past simple through guided discovery based on eliciting daily routines and using pictures to elicit questions. This is followed by listening for gist using a conversation. Then, clarification of the form by phonological feature and meaning will be shown. Finally, there is some error correction exercises will be done followed by free practice.


Main Aims

  • To provide practice in using " Were you...?" questions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy of using "Were you...?" questions


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

* T will show a picture ans paste it on the WB * Asking Ss in PW to predict questions. * T will ask them ICQs Example: What are their names? Who are they to eat other? Do they work together? What are they talking about? * T will ask the Ss their predictions. * T will then put name tags (Hassan & Peter) are the two men in the picture.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

*T will ask them to listen to a recording about Hassan & Peter. *T will provide the Ss with an exercise (ex 1b) *T will ask them to read the sentences in PW and remember from the recording which sentences are True or False. *T will do the first model question example: Hassan was at the party. ICQ : Is it true Hassan was at the party? now listen to it again Then to see if they have grasp the concept of the text correctly & accurately. Answer is true. * T will change the seating arrangement after 3 mins *New PW will do again discuss. * T will check with the WC the answers. * T will ask them to fill out the conversation bubbles in the picture. *T will nominate someone to come on the WB and fill out the bubble.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

* T will then write a question from the exercise on WB. Example: You were at home. & Were you at home. Where were you? * T will do some drilling of were /wɜːr/- stressed and were /wɪər/- unstressed. Then explain the order from of the sentences. How change of order of were you to you were changes the whole meaning of the sentences. example: 1 2 2 1 You were (at home) Were you (at home?)

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

* T then will explain the difference between where, were and we're examples: Were you at home? Where were you? We're very happy when we learn English. * T will give them a personalized example of a story line of what she did last night making the Ss realize the form of past tense. * T pointing out we always use were with you as both singular and plural. * Ss will do an live activity practice with a friend in which they will ask each other what and where they were last night.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

*T will do an activity with placement cards in which they have correct the structure of the sentences. *T will demonstrate the first on for them on the WB. Example; you/ were/ Where/ on Saturday/ ? Ss have to take the cards and arrange them in the correct order. * Ss will then paste it on the WB in PWs. *T will ask the WC to check if the sentences are placed correctly. *T will then give them a HO of the same sentences to make them correctly write them down. (they will be provided with an answer key aswell.)

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

*T will Paste photos on the WB asking the Ss "Where do you think the the people are?" * Ss will discuss in pairs and write it down. * T will ask the Ss feedback and ask them to match the picture with the placement cards on the WB.

Free Practice (5-8 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

* T will ask the Ss to ask each other in PW about " What they did on Saturday, Last night, yesterday afternoon,on the weekend?" * T will ask the students to then tell the WC about it.

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