Behnam Bigdeli Behnam Bigdeli

All Passive Forms
B2 level


In this Lesson, students are going to review all forms of the passives. this lesson starts with short reading regarding buying things from strangers with a low price. and then continue with grammar covering all types of passives and finishes with a reading about Crime online.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of all passive forms in the context of Burglary

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about Crime Story in the context of Online Crime
  • To provide detailed listening practice using a text about Crime Story in the context of Burglary


warmer/Lead-in (4-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Students will receive an HO containing a short story about a woman who was robbed. First, they read the title and guess what the reading is about. then they are supposed to read and underline the correct form of the verb. this will also help them get to know the exercise more. then students check their answers in pairs to see if they are right/wrong. finally, students discuss whether they or one of their friends had the same experience.

Test #1 (5-8 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

Students will see a picture of a house which has already been robbed. then, ask them to imagine there is a burglary in their house, they are supposed to act as a police inspector. this inspector is going to write a report of what he has seen. such as:“all the drawers have been opened, the computer has been smashed.” then elicit answers from the students

Teach (7-15 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

Students receive an HO including sentences of the passive form and are supposed to write their structure. they will do this task in pairs to make sure they do it right. then we check in the whole class.

Test #2 (8-13 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

Students receive some HOs such as Fill in the gaps, sentence transformation and, etc. to practice more on the grammar individually. for feedback, students check their answers in pairs or groups.

Free practice (5-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Students receive an HO about some existing laws in different countries. in pairs or small groups, they discuss whether the laws are good or not, and are going to one new law accordingly.

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