Travelling; a tale of two Sydneys. The past simple tense.Pronunciation.
Elementary A1/A2 level
By the end of the lesson, Ss will have revised the past simple and regular verb forms. Practice pronunciation of -ed endings of the verbs and was, were, did.
By the end of the lesson students will have some experience in creating story with the help of the pictures.
Procedure (31-40 minutes)
T shows the Ss pictures on the screen to remind them of the text from the previous lesson.T asks questions: Who are the people? Were did they go? Did they go to Sydney ,Australia? After the Ss feedback class can have an idea about the context.
T displays sentences in the present simple and past simple to show difference in the verb forms..T elicits target language with simple questions: Are these sentences in the present, past or future? Do we use do or did in the past simple? Why do we use was?
T displays exercises and solves questions 1-4 with the class. To clarify grammatical forms T asks questions: What do we use was,were or did? Why was?
T gives ss handouts and lets them do the rest in pairs, Then checks them and writes the answers on the whiteboard. To check ss T asks: Do you have any questions?
T tells Ss to work in open pairs ask questions to each other in groups. T checks pronunciation and intonation, helps them to pronounce -ed endings of the regular verbs; /t/, /d/, /ed/.
T give ss to listen to the audio script and drills them to pronounce sentences correctly. Then T displays pictures on the topic a tale of two Sydneys and gives Ss directions for the next task. T distributes jumbled pictures to set them in order and then shows them correct order.
T tells Ss to tell the story in groups. If time remains correct on the whiteboard or orally.