Beginners, A1 level
To provide review and practice of past simple, present simple, and going to for future plans in the context of Life events.
To provide writing and speaking practice of an essay in the context of Life events.
Procedure (41-49 minutes)
teacher asks questions about what they read in the lesson before what did Georg study? is he married? does he have children? where do they live? what are they doing the next year?.........etc.
Guided discovery: teacher divides SS into groups of 3-4 1- teacher shows the sheet and tells students to read the sentences and answer the questions below teacher tells SS to answer the questions in their groups pass out the guided discovery sheet teacher monitors while SS are answering the questions to find out problems they have teacher gives FB with AK for the first section of the sheet (meaning) (potential): teacher draws the timeline for the three tenses on the WB teacher asks in which tenses the sentences are 2- teacher shows the second part of the sheet and tell students to fill the gaps with the right answer teacher monitors and helps SS when necessary teacher gives FB with AK for the second section of the sheet (function) 3- teacher shows the third part of the sheet and tells SS to complete the patterns with the missing words teacher do an example with SS teacher monitors and helps SS when necessary teacher gives FB with AK for the third section of the sheet (forms) **teacher drills the sentences with SS
* have SS do ex.1 teacher shows SS Archie McCrae picture teacher asks SS about what they know about Archie McCrae? teacher shows the HO and gives instructions: teacher tells SS they have to complete the sentences with the verbs in the correct tense teacher do an example with SS teacher tells SS to do it individually teacher tells SS to check with their partners have the SS to write the answers on WB * Have SS do ex.2 teacher shows the HO and gives instructions: teacher tells SS to complete the questions about Archie teacher do an example with SS SS work alone then they check in pairs teacher has already spread the AK in the classroom teacher asks SS for answers and write them on the WB (potential) teacher tells SS to find the AK in the classroom and share it with each other
have SS to write about themselves (life events): teacher writes on the WB a demonstration about himself: I have two sisters and one brother I studied computer science at the university I grew up in damascus I live in Istanbul I teach English at ITI I am going to move to Spain the next year teacher tells SS to write about themselves using (live, study, children, going to, brothers and sisters, work) have SS to write about themselves teacher tells SS to read their partner sentences teacher nominates a few SS to read what they wrote and to tell the other something about his/ her partner