To provide an introduction to past tenses in the context of telling stories from the past
To provide speaking practice using a recording of two characters' stories in the context of travel and adventure
Procedure (43-45 minutes)
Show them the picture of Ed in nature. TT: What is in the picture? Describe what you see. Is Ed doing something dangerous? Where is he? Is he alone or does he have company? What does he look like? What is his facial expression? Is he on a journey? Is he traveling somewhere? Is he doing something adventurous? Write on WB: journey, adventurous, travel
Tell Ss that Ed is in the news. Ask: What do you think, why is he on the news? Did he do something bad or something extraordinary?
Explain vocabulary on the WB. Show Ss a picture of a man jumping from a cliff to explain the meaning of "adventurous". Ask: What is the guy in the picture doing? Is this dangerous? Is it exciting? Is he enjoying himself? Does he have a boring life? Write on WB model sentence: He has an adventurous lifestyle. Underline "adventurous" Explain the word "travel" by showing Ss a picture of a globe with famous places in the world. Ask: What's in the picture? Tell Ss: First I am going to Brazil, then to India, after that London, Paris and Rome. Ask: What am I doing? Am i staying in one place or moving? Write on WB model sentence: She enjoys traveling around the world. Underline travel. Explain the word journey. Show Ss the same picture of a globe. Ask: Where am I going? If I go from London to Paris and then from Paris to Rome, what am I doing? Point out that traveling from one place to another is a journey. Model sentence: She is on a long journey across the Europe. Underline journey.
Play two recordings and tell Ss to listen carefully. Ask: What are the names of these two people? What did they do? Point out on TL on the WB to help Ss explain the stories.
Write the first question of ex.3 on the board: How far/Ed walk? How far did Ed walk? Ask Ss: what is the difference between those two sentences? Show Ss a HO of ex.3. Tell them to write question like the example on WB. Put Ss in pairs. Give Ss HO of exercise 3. Check their answers and see if they had some difficulties. Show Ss a map of Ed's journey. Ask: What is this? What is on the map? What is the line across the map representing? Can you find Maruda? And Camana? Put them in groups and give them a map. Tell them to answer questions from ex 3 by using the map. Play recording 1 again and check their answers.
Work in pairs and tell Ss to do ex 7 like they did ex 3. Play recording to check Ss answers.
TT: Do you think Ed is crazy? Would you do something like this? Did you ever do something adventurous?