Irregular verbs lesson
Elementary, A1/A2 level
To provide clarification and practice of Irregular verbs in the context of making money
To provide deduction listening practice using a text about Past Simple verbs in the context of pronunciation of [t], [d], [id]
To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of pronunciation of [t], [d], [id]
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
Encourage ss to talk about activities done in the past. Review some regular verbs and use them in the sentences. Ask them about the ways they earned money in the past.
Demonstrate the projection of millionaire Ben Way and show the short paragraph about him. Ask questions about his life and make ss discuss the information about him. Encourage ss to highlight the verbs in the text.
Explain the meaning and usage of some irregular verbs in the sentences by eliciting with the help of questions. Encourage them to find other irregular verbs in the text.
Make ss realize that all verbs are not regular. Explain their meaning and use in the sentences by describing different situations and eliciting the verbs. Provide them with the list of irregular verbs . Do listening exercises 4 and 5 on page 48 and make them repeat the words. If there are mistakes in the pronunciation any word, focus on them.
Do exercise about Ben's life on page 49. Then ss change their papers and compare their answers. Provide them with answer key to check their answers.
Students fill the gaps in the ex 1 on page 48. Then they compare and check their answers.
Ss use the questions in the ex 1 and working in pairs talk about their activities in the past. Then one of them describes past activities of another one to the whole class. Moreover, students match the cards showing regular verbs with those of irregular verbs in groups. After they finish they use the list of Irregular verbs and check their answers.