Past Sumple of BE
A1 - beginners level
To provide clarification of Past Simple of BE in the context of Past experience / i was there
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of Past Experience / I was there
To provide scan reading practice using a text about Visited event in the context of Past Experience / I was there
Procedure (44-56 minutes)
T tells a story about his life. He lives in Istanbul now. He visited Hagia Sophia last year. He visited Sultan Ahmet last month. He visited Abdi Ipekci arena 2 years ago. Outside Istanbul, he visited Ankara 4 years ago. He visited Edirne 3 years ago. He visited Izmir last year. CCQs: Did the teacher visit any place? Which places? When? FB: T select students to help the teacher.
T writes several words on the WB as pre-reading vocabulary: A seat, New Year's Eve, Fireworks. He elicit the meaning. T gives the readings about Melanie, Tanya, and Diego to the students. Students read alone. Then, T gives Ex 2.c to the students. They answer the questions and check in pairs. T select students to read.
T select one positive sentence with 'was/were' from the text. Then he elicit its meaning and takes the sentence as a model sentence. Then he clarify the form and at the end T drills the sentence. Later, he creates a negative sentence and repeats the same procedure, MFP. FB: WC drilling
T gives the Ex. 3b to the student to practice the BE verb, positive and negative forms. FB: PW check and T select students to read
Teacher gives Ex. 5 to the students. Students answer and check in pairs. T select students to answer.
Student are put in pairs and a topic is given: Which places have you visited in Istanbul, and what did they see there. Sts change several partners.