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past simple lesson
intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, students notice the spelling changes at the end of regular verbs in the past simple tense and anticipate spelling rules. They also learn about the 3 different ways of pronouncing the (-ed) at the end of regular verbs in the past simple tense. Finally, students are engaged in a discussion about some past events in their lives as a freer practice in the target language.

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of the spelling rules of regular verbs which end in (-ed) in the simple past.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of on the 3 different ways of pronouncing the (-ed) at the end of regular verbs in the simple past. in the context of I walked away. It smelled bad. I visited New York.
  • To provide practice of on the 3 different ways of pronouncing the (-ed) at the end of regular verbs in the simple past. in the context of I walked away. \wakt\

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Students discuss the explorers they know including the ones they've read about in the previous lesson on page 18 in the course book.

Reading task (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Students read the texts on explorers and complete the grid on page 18.

Clarification (2-3 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Exercise 4.a : Students find 6 examples of regular past simple verbs from exercise 2.a Examples : carried - stopped - looked ..etc

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Exercise 7 : Students complete the facts using the past simple of the verbs in the box.

Free Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Exercise 8 : Students write down dates or years of six important events in their lives. They give the list to their partner and ask questions to each other to find out what the dates represent. They can ask follow up questions once they find out what the dates represents.

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