To provide clarification of the past tenses in the context of travel and adventure
To provide gist listening practice using a text about two characters' memory in the context of travel and adventure
Procedure (44-44 minutes)
Tell the Ss what they remember about Ed and Cho. write two model sentences : Cho was working in the supermarket, when he met Ed." Cho and Ed were walking in a very beautiful part of forest when they saw a hostile tribe. Each sentence has some conceptual errors not grammatical so they should correct them. Look at the sentences. What is wrong here ? (first sentence could be done as an example to clarify the activity)
Give the Ss a copy of Cho's Story. tell them to underline 2 verbs. Ask " why are they different?" discuss with a partner. Ask them to answer the question Circle to be + ing and put double line under the V2
get the Ss' attention to the board again and ask: "Do they happen in the past or present?" Ask a student randomly to come to the board and write the structure of the first sentence Show them that Simple past has meaning alone but present progressive needs simple past. Then... "Work in pairs to do the same activity for the second."
Show Ss the HO3 Fold it so they only see the grammar spot Ask them to do the same when they get the papers Ask : Ed walked the Amazon/ Ed (with gesture show didn't but don't say) walk the Amazon. Ask : look at your list what is the past form of do? Ask: write the first question of exercise 2 in grammar spot on the board " what should I write here?" CCQ : "Ed walked the Amazon." "Does he always walk to Amazon?" (gesture can help them understand the difference) "He began his journey in 2008" "Does he begin his journey now?" draw a timeline on the board to explain both past tenses. CCQ "when Ed met Cho, he was working in the forest." T:"which activity was the first?" Pronunciation: draw a table of different sounds of -ed ending, t,d,ed. write example for each of them, stayed (d) stopped (t) decided (id) drill the sounds T: "work in pairs and find another example for each sound" slightly while they're doing it write some hints on the board, but not under their sounds play (d), work (t), want (id) Write a new sentence: They were playing football. read it loud T:" which one is important?" play football. drill where were you going? where going. drill ICQ: I had a shower last night --- T: "write questions with WHEN" the phone rang---- T: "change it to negative"
T: "Unfold the paper" Fill the first blank as a demo and let them do the rest T: "complete the exercises with your partner" Then: T: "Listen and check your answers" Ask: T:"Ask me if you don't know some words" [Fang: could be shown by miming and do it like a snake by showing your tongue.
T: remember 3 truths and a lie? (you can mention your lie that you were married and make them remember the game) read the text again, write three sentences from the text in past tense, 2 sentences should be true and 1 lie show it to your partner and he/she should guess