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Narrative tenses
Intermediate level


In this lesson, ss will practice the narrative tenses which belong to previous lesson's topic.The ss will put the pictures in order and then listen&check their orders.They will fill in the gaps which consist of the narrative tenses.At the end of the story, they will write an ending and each student will read others story. Ss will decide which story is the best/exciting/interesting.


Abc white board

Main Aims

  • To develop ss speaking and writing skils in the context of a frightening story.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To develop ss listening skills in the context of a narrative tenses.
  • To provide practice in speaking and writing.


Lead-in (8-10 minutes) • To set lesson context, engage students and provide a model for ss writing

I will deliver some small pictures to ss - they look at the pictures, try to put the pictures in order and work out what happened. T monitors and helps to ss if they need. Ss listen to the recording and check their order and ideas. Peer-checking.

Exposure and highlight (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and provide a model of language

T gives a H/O and ss fill in the gaps by trying to remember what happened. Ss work with their peers and listen&check their answers. Peer-checking. T paste answer keys up on the wall- ss check with the answer key.

Useful Language (7-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T gives feedback by showing the narrative tenses of the h/o and writes some narrative tenses on w/b and highlight the tenses and asks ss sequence of the event. -How many actions are there? -Which is the first action? -Which is the second action? -Which is the long action? -Which is the short action? -Which tells us the events in the story? T drills.

Preparation Stage (7-10 minutes) • To prepare the ss writing activity

Ss work in group and talk about what happened in the end. T monitors and takes some notes of the ss mistakes.

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

Ss write an ending of the story as a group. When they finish, t puts the writings onto the wall and ss walk around&read each other's stories. T reads the stories too and takes notes of the mistakes. Ss decide which story is the best/interesting/boring and then talk about why. T writes the mistakes on the w/b and does error corrections.

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