TP 2: New Storıes
To provide practice of past simple and past continuous tenses in the context of talking about news.
To develop fluency through a range of speaking activities.
To give students practice of past simple and past continuous.
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
- Have projector ready to project; - Introduce the topic and aims of the lesson; - Ask SS how their day has been and what they are planning to do after classes. e.g. How are you? What did you do yesterday evening? What were you doing when your husband (wife, daughter, son, friend etc.) came home yesterday evening?
- On the Slide SS see the Title "Types of Media"; - Their task is to discuss in pairs and name 5 types of modern media: Television, Radio, Newspapers, Internet, Magazines. - SS receive the visual feedback from the slide of PPP (PowerPoint Presentation);
- Before the SS start the next discussion they go through useful expressions. SS match the cards: expressions with instructions. - They get a feedback for this task from one of the slides of PP. - Using useful expressions SS discuss in groups and write at least 6 advantages and disadvantages of different types of media. The students have 3 minutes for this task. - After SS finish doing this task, WC checking, students from other groups can add few more their own ideas.
- SS write quickly forms of past simple tense on flashcards. - In pairs SS checking this task and after that they receive the feedback for the exercise. - SS choose the correct form of the verb using either past simple or past continuous. Discuss the examples for revision. e.g. When we arrived home, she was making some coffee. When we arrived home, she made some coffee. I read a good book in bed last night. I was reading a good book in bed last night. - SS get a minute to check it together with their partners.
- The picture of the arrested man and helping questions are given to SS. Their task is to make up stories of "the latest news about the robbery". - T is monitoring the class, helping, correcting mistakes and answering the questions if the students have.
Error correction, answering students' questions if they have.