TP: 5b Remakes . Grammar / Past Simple (to be)
Beginner, A1 level
To provide clarification of the past simple , to be (was-were) in the context of films and their remakes through MFP.
To provide gist reading practice using a text about films in the past in the context of remaking them.
Procedure (33-44 minutes)
T shows pictures of film posters of old version films and their remakes through PPT. T asks ss "Do you know them?" "Do you like movies?" T writes " Remakes" on the WB, asks " Which one is the remake?" T asks "was it good?", was it bad?", "when was it?"
T will give some reading text related to the film posters. T asks students to look at the posters and match with the paragraph. Ss will practice reading for gist. Are you matching the pictures with the paragraph? Is one picture extra? After a few minutes later, T will give another task. Ss will answer these questions in pairs. "Are we answering these questions alone?" (No, w/pairs) T will give FB.
T will write extracted sentences from the reading in order to arouse the ss' interest. Is it today or in the past? (Yes) Was it a Chinese film? (No)
T will show the meaning, form, pronunciation through ex.2 (p68) T will clarify the target language, set a task and ask students how can we change these sentences to the past tense. T let them think. T will provide the listening, make them listen and guess.
T will give another set of grammar practice.(controlled) Work in pairs (3-4) "Are we working in pairs?" "How many minutes have we got?" WCFB.
(If time) T gives a piece of paper to ss to write about themselves which is written on "when I was a kid.... with some adjectives, nouns. T wants ss work in pairs.