Ece Bektaş Ece Bektaş

Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, ss will be introduced to Narrative tenses through selected sentences from the reading text about performance art. They will also work on their productive skill development via speaking activities.


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Main Aims

  • To introduce ss to Narrative tenses and have them practice within the context of performance art.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice speaking for fluency in the context of performance art.


Stage 1 (Lead In) (3-4 minutes) • To introduce the lesson and spark students' interest

-Have projection ready -Remind the previous lesson's context and tell the ss this lesson will be about its narrative -Project the narrative sentences -Pair ss and ask them to discuss and find the differences between these three sentences -Have ss share their opinions, praise the ones who are correct

Stage 2 ( Focus on the Language) (10-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-Explain the differences between the three sentences -Use timeline to clarify -Ask CCQs: Are they preparing their tools now? Is the action finished? Is this the past, present or future? Which action happened first? How do we know? -Give the form -Model and chorally drill the pronunciation -Do the extra exercise with the class to make sure the tenses are understood

Stage 3 (Controlled Practise) (12-17 minutes) • To practice the target language

-Tell the ss to read the article and choose the best title -ICQ: Are you going to do the exercise or just choose a title? -Give them HO -Have them pair check their answers -Give the answer -Tell the ss to choose the best verb forms to complete the text in exercise 1 -Ask ss to compare their answers in pairs -By nominating them, have the ss circle the correct verb forms on the WB and correct them if necessary -Tell the ss to put the verbs in the brackets into the past simple, past continuous or past perfect. -Give them HO -Ask ss to compare their answers in pairs -Have ss nominate each other to fill in the blanks. Correct them if necessary

Stage 4 (Practicing Language) (8-12 minutes) • To get students to practice what they have learned more freely

-Put ss into A and B groups -Tell them to read the list and discuss which order to put the events so as to create an interesting life story for the woman in the photo. -Give them HO -Tell the ss join up with a partner from the other group and compare their stories. In pairs they combine their stories to make one -Have CD record ready -Ask them to compare their version with the listening -After L, ss try and retell the real story of Frida Kahlo in pairs -At the end ask ss if they know anything more about Frida Kahlo

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