Simple Past Tense Irregular Verbs, Celebrations
To provide clarification of Simple Past Tense (with irregular verbs) in the context of Scott's Millenium Blog
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a Making an interview as PW in the context of A celebration
Procedure (55-79 minutes)
- I will introduce myself to remind. - I will say each of their name. - I will relate to previous lesson by showing a photo of some special occasions/celebrations and ask themsome questions related to the bloggers they have already been familiar. *Why did Richard throw a party? To celebrate his retirement. *What did Marissa celebrate? A wedding/ A marriage * What was the reason of Karen's party /celebration? Birthday party
T writes a sentence on the board in the simple past with a gap: "Jessica and Frank finally ________ married last Saturday." T asks : What word is missing here? Got CCQ : *When did they get married? last Saturday *Is that now or in the past? in the past *What is the present form of 'got'? get *Is this verb regular or irregular? Irregular *So, is 'get' used in present or past? present
SS will be given a HO to clarify the past forms of some irregular verbs. T will give WC FB. After that, SS will be asked to find out some other examples of irregular verbs in the previous texts by scanning. PW FB - Look at the explanation. What is the past tense of 'see'/ 'make'/'eat'/ 'go' / 'have'? - WC FB - Scan the previous blog pages. Underline twelve different past tense verbs. Work individually. - PW FB - WC FB : 1was 2got 3sang 4had 5gave 6said 7took 8went 9met 10ate 11drank 12woke
SS will be shown a photo of irregular verbs in their present forms on the board. They will be given Bingo HOs and asked to fill the charts with any irregular verb in past tense. The teacher will say verb in present and the student that has the past form will cross it out. Who finishes crossing out his full list of verbs on the chart first will be the winner of the game. * Look at the verbs on the board. Are they in present tense or past tense? *Fill each gap in your Bingo chart with the past form of any verbs on the board. * I will say the present form of a verb on the list. Cross out if you have the past form it. * The one who finishes first with all the verbs becomes the winner!
Teacher will make the class repeat each statement first chorally and then individually: * Meryem got married last weekend. * No, she didn't get married last weekend. * Did she get married last weekend? * When did she get married?
*Look at Scott's Blog on your HOs. *Read it quickly. *Answer : Where did he go? * Work individually. ICQ : *Are you working in pairs? No * Are you reading quickly? Yes -WC FB * Now, work in pairs. *Complete the gaps with your partner. *You have two minutes. - Swap pairs for FB - AK will be given
* Look at exercise 3 * Make questions using the clues. * For example: Where / go? ------ Where did you go? CCQ: - Do we say 'Where did he go?' or 'Where did he went?' Where did he go? - 'where did he go?' in the past or present? In the past. * Work in pairs. * Write the other questions. * You have two minutes. ICQ : - Are you working alone? No - Are you asking questions? Yes Teacher monitors and takes notes. - Delayed error correction as FB
SS will be asked to make an interview using the questions they have learnt in Exercise 3. * Decide on a topic/special occasion. * Make an interview with your partner. * Ask and answer questions in Exercise 3. DEMO: T : * I went to a celebration party last Saturday. SS ask : * Where did you go?, Who did you go with?, What did you eat? etc... * You have 5 minutes to prepare. - Monitor and correct on the spot. --After 5 minutes. * Now, report on your partner.