To provide clarification, review and practice of Past Passive in the context of Reading about Coca-Cola
To provide writing practice of short sentences using past passive.
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
Teacher shows a picture to the students and asks them to think about it. The students write down 3 to 5 words which spring to their mind.
-Teacher gives Ss a handout which contains a reading text about Coca-Cola -Students read it for gist then answer question one. -They check their answers in pair. -Whole class feed back -Students read the text again for details then answer question two individually. -Students check their answers in pairs. -Whole class feed back
-Teacher gives Ss Grammar Analysis handout. 1- They answer the first question with a partner: Model sentences: 1. Only nine drinks a day were sold. 2. The first factory was opened in 1895. Questions: *Is this in the past, present or future? *From these sentences, do we know who did these things? *Is it important to know who did these things? *What is important in these sentences? -WCFB 2- Students rewrite the model sentences so that we know who did these things. 3- Then they decide if the sentences in question 2 are passive or active. 4- Students try to discover the form. Subject + was / were + verb3 (past participle) 5- They underline all the examples of the past passive in the text.
-Students are given a gap-fill handout. -They put the verbs in brackets in the correct tense, active or passive. -Ss check in pairs. -WCFB
-In pairs, the students are given cut up sentences (9 active and 9 passive). -They match active and passive sentences that have the same meaning. -Students check the other pairs' answers. -Answer keys are given.