To provide clarification of Past simple 'be' questions and short answers in the context of birthday memory
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of memories
To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about memories of a grandfather in the context of bithday
Procedure (40-50 minutes)
-Spell your name with a word after every initials but do not write it on the board. Let them to guess your name. -Give the pieces of paper to the Ss and make them to code their names with a word. -Exchange the papers with their partner and ask them to say the his/her partners name. -Place the pieces in front of them to use during the activities.
-Show the pictures on the presentation. -Make a few sentences about each picture with past simple 'be'. -Ask Ss a couple of questions with past simple 'be' -Elicit anwers from the Ss.
-Draw 2 stickmen on the WB and explain the grandson,Jason, is asking question to his grandfather. -Let them read 5 a.(highlighted with yellow) and ask what's the grandfather's name? -Play the track 2 once. -Let them read the questions in 5b. -Play the track again, -FB -Write was/were on the board. -Use your voice (weak/strong) to focus on pronunciation.
-Ask the Ss fill the table in 7a with the questions in 5b (highlighted in pink) -Peer check -Use the table on the powerpoint presentation (same with 7a) -Ask Ss come to board them fill the table for WC. -Let them do 7b and 7c first individually then PW -Use anwer key HOs -Conduct the controlled practice in 10a with same precedures for FB
-Ask the Ss add 5 questions like 10a then ask them to the partners. -Take notes of the misuses of them while monitoring. -At the end of the lesson correct them as a WC FB on the board.