Past simple, past progressive, past perfect
To provide clarification, review and practice of The past simple,past progressive, and past perfect in the context of the power of nature
To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about the power of nature in the context of of listening to 2 people talk about their experiences
Procedure (45-50 minutes)
Elicit the power of nature topic by partially filling in the words on the board (_ _ E/ _ _ W _ R/ _ _ / _ A_ _ _ E hand out vocab from 1a and show pictures on the board to elicit responses from students about what the picture is of. post exercise 1b on the w/b and ask students to answer the question.
post ex 2 a on the W/B have students listen preferably once, but if need be a 2nd time, peer check, whole class feed back complete ex 3 listen 1 or 2 times, peer check whole class feed back
give students exercise 4b and have students complete it, peer check, whole class feed back
present the grammar chart and and highlight some stress points, and patterns, and do some drilling with students.
students complete ex 5 alone and then students will switch papers and check each others work and discuss what they think are the correct answers. give answer key
students complete gap fill and peer check and then give an answer key for whole class feed back
give students the sentence unscramble in groups and have each group post the answers on the board, first group finished wins! whole class feed back and mark grammar patterns in the sentences on the W/B.