Teaching practice 6
Beginners level

Description

in this lesson students are going to be engaged in practicing irregular verbs in past simple and be engaged in productive skill development which is speaking using the target langauge.

Materials

Abc matching handout
Abc Pictures
Abc matching handout
Abc Gap-filling handout

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of irregular verbs in the context of paintings and modern art.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of dates.

Procedure

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

Display the picture of Jackson Pollock on the board using powerpoint ask the students some questions about the picture. What can you see in the picture? What is the man doing? What is his name? Do you think he is still alive?

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ask the students to tell what they can see in the set of pictures after I display it on the whiteboard. Tell them that the pictures tell a story and have them match the sentences with the pictures in groups. Give feedback by asking some students to write the answers on the board. Give the students a list of some verbs in the past form and ask them to underline them in the sentences. Give them another list some verbs in the present and ask them to match them with the ones in the past form in groups. Give the students answer key to check their answers.

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

Give the students a list of some verbs in the past form and ask them to underline them in the sentences. Give them another list some verbs in the present and ask them to match them with the ones in the past form in groups. Give the students answer key to check their answers.

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

write the marker sentence on the board. clarify the meaning, the form and the pronunciation of the target language by asking CCQs and drilling and a timeline. Highlight the form on the board using colors.

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

individually, students read and complete the newspaper article with irregular verbs from exercise 1. In pairs, students check their answers. Give feedback.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ask students to write four dates that are important to them and tell their group mates why they are important to them. Invite some students to tell me what the found out about their group mates.

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