narrative tenses
upper intermediate level


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of narrative tenses in the context of art

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of celebritie's life


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

* Showing some famous paintings quickly and ask them if they recognize them or not * pair checking * eliciting answers

Highlighting (5-7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

*doing ex1 individually * checking in pairs *WCFB *doing ex 2 *checking in pairs * WCFB

Clarification (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

* using the text on ex on WB to clarify narrative tenses

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

doing ex * checking in pairs * WCFB

Semi-Controlled Practice (10-15 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

* diving them into 4 groups * giving each 2 groups different sentences * doing it in group * regrouping them to share their stories * comparing the stories

Free Practice (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

* listening to ex * doing ex

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