Holidays, Past Perfect Simple Lesson
Intermediate B1 level
To provide clarification and practice of Past perfect simple in the context of holidays
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation using Past perfect simple in the context of holidays
Procedure (38-47 minutes)
Have a brief conversation about the text with the Ss. Ask them if they went/want to visit Africa. Then write on board: We wanted to remember all we had seen.... a)We saw things b)We wanted to remember Ss work in pairs to talk about the sentence and answer the Qs above. (1 minute) Monitor. W/C feedback. Draw a timeline to explain the that Past perfect/Past simple is used to describe an event happened before another in the past. Form: had/hadn't + verb(+ed)/irregular verbs' form
Script: Read the article again and find examples of Past Perfect Simple. Demonstrate by reading the first sentence of the article. ICQ: Is there any example of Past Perfect Simple here? Yes/No. If yes where? Start reading now. You have 3 minutes. Monitor. Peer check. Ss check each others papers and compare their answers. (1 minute) Feedback: Ss are given the key answers to check.
Script: At exercise 7 put the verbs in the correct tense. Demonstrate the first one by nominating a Ss. ICQ: eg. Yasemin, can you please read the first sentence? What is the correct tense? Do you all agree? Work in pairs. Start now. You have 2 minutes. Monitor Feedback: Ss peer check. T nominates pairs. Are your answers the same? Yes/No. If not what is different? Elicit the correct from Ss. After that Ss are given the key answers.
Exercise 8. Script: Part A: Match the sentence beginnings from A with the sentence endings at B. Work in pairs. Demonstrate: Read the 1st sentence from A. ICQ: what is the correct match from B? C. Does everyone agree? Yes/No. If not why? Ask ss to peer teach in that case. (2 minutes) Check for understanding: What do you have to do? Are you working together? Monitor. Feedback: w/c feedback. Pairs share their answers in a row. e.g. Pair a: 1 - c etc. Confirm with w/c. Part B: Script: In exercise 8 change a verb in the Past Perfect Simple in each sentence. Demonstrate: Write the first sentence on the w/b and elicit from Ss the correct answer. Write it on board: I got lost in the city because....Ss fill the rest. Work alone. (3 minutes) Monitor. Feedback: Ss will peer check and then they will listen the answers through audio. * At this point Ss will focus on pronunciation of had (affirmative) and hadn't (negative) by listening again and repeating the sentences.
Script: Divide the Ss in 2-3 groups (depending on attendance). Discuss with your group if you have ever been in any of the situations in exercise 8. Demonstrate with a Ss: eg. Yasemin, have you ever been in any of the situations in exercise 8? ICQ: What do you have to do? Are you working alone? (3 minutes) Feedback: Did you find something interesting? Ss discuss with class.