Ghazal Davati* 19 Oct 2016* simple past
pre intermediate level
To provide clarification, review and practice of simple past in the context of fast food restaurant
To practice pronunciation of past simple regular verbs, focusing in the /id/ /t/ and /d/ sound
Procedure (36-45 minutes)
First of all, I will review the text to see whether they remember it or not. After that I will ask them to find the verbs which are in past form and underline them. Then I will ask them to check their answers in pairs and after that I will ask some random students to help me with the answers.
- Try to clarify meaning by using examples and gesture first of all I will write 4 sentences on the board. The sentences are taken from the reading. then by using gesture and timeline I show them the meaning. - Try to clarify pronunciation by giving them some drill activity/ I draw a table with 3 column for the three sounds. (/d/ /t/ /id/) then I will write an example for each and I want the students to do find the verb with the same sounds from the reading and write them down. - Try to clarify the form by using some examples and underling them I will write the form of the sentences. first affirmative then negative.
I will give them a piece of writing that there are some gaps needs to be filled. I ask them to complete the text by the correct form of the verbs which are in parenthesis. Then I will ask them check their answers in pairs and after that I will ask some random students to help me with the answers. After that I will ask them to make three questions for the reading. Then I will give them some time to check their answers in pairs and again I will ask some random students to help me with the answers.