Past Continuous Lesson / reading task based
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about teachers' embarrasing moments in the context of schools and teachers
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of schools and teachers
Procedure (34-48 minutes)
1. Tell the students an embarrassing story of yours. 2. Show them the embarrassing situations and check their understanding on them. (What happens when you wear a different dress to a party? etc.) 3. Tell the students that they will work in pairs and put the sentences in order, according to their level of embarrassment, from the least to the most. Give them the handout and tell them they have 2 minutes. 4. Classroom check and feedback.
1. Tell them to work in pairs. Tell the students that they will read and match 3 of the situations to the texts. Give them the text. Tell them they have 5 minutes. 2. Classroom check and feedback
1. Tell them to work in groups. Give them the questions and tell them to answer the questions. Answer the first question to provide model. Give them 10 minutes. 2. Open the questions on the board and check the answers. Give feedback.
1. Tell the students to work in groups. Give them instructions like "do you remember my story?" And give them 5 minutes to talk in groups about their most embarrassing moments. 2. WC feedback
Give them hints about the new grammar by writing some of the sentences in past continuous and correcting them.