Practicing students' listening skills for gist and for checking specific understanding and grammatical accuracy. .
Speaking practice (in the context of discussing great 20th centry eents), revision of verb tenses
Procedure (25-38 minutes)
Teacher starts by collecting information about the twentieth century. Students sum up the century with one word. Students then discuss a picture of the events in the twentieth century.
Students work in pairs to discuss the pictures on page 4 and give feed back to the other class. Then students match the pictures with the dates.
Students write the names of the speakers in the conversation and then listen to match the pictures with the speakers. (individual work)
Students fill in the blanks with the appropriate tense. They may circle the time reference which indicate the tense.
Students listen to make sure their answers are correct