Yasmine Mostafa Yasmine Mostafa

New Inside Out - Unit 8 -Grammar
Elementary class level


In this Lesson , Students will learn how to put past tense into negative and how to form a Yes/ No question using past simple tense.They will also learn to say some irregular verbs that have the same ending sounds. After that they will use past simple to talk about their last week.


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Main Aims

  • • To provide clarification and practice of Negative and question form in the context of Past

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversations in the context of past activities


Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask the students a question: "What did you do yesterday?" Get their answers and write it in the board. Correct errors if found.

Test #1Past simple (4-6 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

Give the students some handouts. Ask the students to answer the questions about irregular verbs. Put them in pairs to check together in pairs. Give them the feed back.

Teach (5-7 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

Focus the students' attention on the information in the margin, which shows the affirmative,negative sentence and question forms. Point out the note about not using did and didn't with (be) but we use was/ wasn't and were/ weren't instead.

Test #2 (6-8 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

Ask the students to look at the questions and answers Point that they are all questions about their family's past. Ask the students to complete them. Play the recording for them and ask them to check their answers. Ask them to listen again and repeat.

Free practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ask each students to ask their partners " What did you do last Monday?" Let them speak and monitor for help if needs. Give them feed back.

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