Ehsan Ehsan

Upper intermediate, B2 level


in this lesson, students will learn wish + simple past/ past perfect. The lesson will be started with a brief warm up about the concept of regret. Then, they will read a text about some people who commented about if they feel regretful or not. In pairs, students will discuss about the comments and will say if they are agree or disagree with the comments. Then, they have to underline the wish sentences and write the tense of the verb after the word “wish”. After feedback on their answers, the teacher will clarify the meaning, form, pronunciation of the grammar of the lesson. After that, the students will do some activities and the teacher will go for error correction.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of the ( wish + simple past/ past perfect)

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide opportunity for learners to read a text and induce the grammar though the text.


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

The teacher will show a P.P.T slide and elicits the concept " regret". the warmers will be short.

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

Ss will read 4 comments which people posted on a website. They have to discuss in pairs if they agree with the comments are not. the teacher then will do feedback.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Ss have to underline the sentences with wish. they have to discuss in pairs and write the tense after the verb wish and state if it is about past or present. Teacher will do feedback on their answers.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Teacher will set a context and by 2 examples will teach wish + simple past/ past perfect. the TTT will be kept in a minimum and mostly Ss will be engaged and the meaning of the sentences will be elicited. the form and the pronunciation will also be covered. time line will be used, too.

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

Ss will do two activities individually, then will check in pairs. the answers will be written by the Ss on the board and they will check. justification for the answers will be done.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ss in pairs will talk about something they feel regretful. the teacher will monitor them and delayed error correction will be done.

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