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Did you go to Singapore, past simple
Beginner level


In this lesson, Ss learn about past simple questions through the text related to Singapore about where it is and what you can do there. The lesson starts with a WC activity with visuals on the topic of Singapore. Followed by a listening and writing activity. Then there is some free practice where Ss will conduct a interview in pairs to one another to ask questions about singapore. Then followed by another controlled and free practise where Ss will individually do sentence formulation then as a WC ask their questions.


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Main Aims

  • To provide
  • To provide clarification of Past simple in the context of Travel - Singapore

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Asking and answering questions in the context of Travel - What do you think you could do in singapor


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

I will Start the class by Introducing the topic about Singapore and elicit questions if they know where it is and what kind of things you can do there. Then i will show them pictures on powerpoint of Singapore then i will get them to do an activity where they will have to stick the right label of a location on the right picture.

Exposure (5-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Then i will get Ss to do a WC activity where one Ss has to come up infront of the class and get into the character of Masumi, then each Ss has to ask masumi where they think she is from. Then they will listen to recording 2.33 where masumi talks about her trip. then they will answer the questions in pairs. and will correct them as a class. Then i will choose another Ss to be masumi to sit out the front, then i will play the recording again and get the class to answer it in pairs again then check the answers by asking masumi the questions and will correct answers as a WC.

Useful Language (5-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

Then i will show the WC on the white board how to form past simple questions. And get the Ss to come up and and fill in the gaps of the past simple questions on the WB. Correct and drill as a class. After that i will play recording 2.30 and practise the questions as WC.

Productive Task(s) (10-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Then Ss will conduct an interview in pairs where student A is the interviewer and B is the person who went to Singapore. The A will ask questions and B will give answers. Then they will change roles and conduct the same activity.

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Firstly i will get SS to think about a place they have visited recently. Then they will write a sentence. Then i will give the Ss sentences to another student, then in pairs they will look at their new sentence and write 3 questions. Then they will find the student who wrote the sentence after they will ask and answer the questions.

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