yasmine Ahmed yasmine Ahmed

past simple and past continuous
intermadiate level

Description

in this lesson, Ss will learn about the past simple and past continuous through a story using past simple and past continuous. I will start the lesson by asking Ss about the happiest events happened last weekend and what they were doing during it. I will elicit the difference between the past simple and past continuous.I will check the meaning, form and the pronunciation of both tenses. Then Ss will practice writing four events happened in the past.

Materials

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of the past simple and past continuous in the context of previous experience

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a essay in the context of past experience
  • To provide accuracy speaking in the context of past experiences

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (1-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

ask Ss about what is the happiest thing happned last weekend what were they doing during that weekend Did they enjoy their time

Exposure/Highlighting (5-12 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

students will read the passage at page 12 just one time I will give students some incidents related to the passage at page 12 to rearrange them I will ask students to tell me the incidents in order I will write them down in order on the board

Clarification (13-22 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

ask students if these sentences happened in the past or the present ask Ss two questions which sentence talks about an action in a progress in a certain time in the past? which sentences talk about an action started and finished without taking time? Draw a couple of time lines, one under each type of the sentences. elicit the shape of timeline of the sentences from the students. Ask CCQs to check the meaning elicit the form of both tenses on the board Model and drill pronunciation orally and individually

Controlled Practice (22-25 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

tell the students to read the sentences in page 15 and complete the sentences with the past simple and past continuous Ss work individually to answer the exercise then they peer-check the answer together check with the whole class to see of there are any problems

Semi-Controlled Practice (25-27 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

chest a handout about some sentences using while and when ask Ss to write three sentences using( while)( when) while I......................................, my father......................... . when we...................................,our teacher...................... . while my mother........................,I was........................... . Ss peer-check and compare answers check answers with the whole class

Free Practice (27-30 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ss write four sentences about their personal life experience using past simple and past continuous. Monitor and check sentences with a little guidance

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