Sura Kucukbey Sura Kucukbey

Elementary level


In this lesson, Ss will be reading and learning about technology and how it has changed with the correct grammar.


Abc Audio CD
Abc Cambridge English Unlimited A2 Elementary Coursebook

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of the past tense in the context of technology

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist in the context of technology


Warmer/Lead-in (4-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T draws technological devices on the board and asks what they are about and asks questions about technology. First of all T gives example about her technology usage. E.g. Do you have social media account? What do you use it for? Do you use laptop? What do you use it for?

Pre-Reading (6-7 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

T shows Ss Singular and Plural verbs to prepare them for reading activity. T wants Ss to scan the article and answer the questions in 2a. T wants ss to check in pairs.

Reading (10-12 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

T wants ss to read individually. Later, T asks ss to talk in pairs about the article and then asks questions to the classroom in order to understand whether they get the main ideas. T asks ss to complete the notes about article in exercises 3.

Pre- grammar (10-12 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to get prepared for grammar

Ss will be trying to talk about exercises 4 in Past Simple Tense and T will have a chance to understand their grammar level in Past Simple. Later, T writes some verbs on the board and write that they should add "-ed" to make verbs past and also T should tell ss that there are also many irregular verbs. T gives handout from page 160 about irregular verb so that they can also work on it at home. T wants ss to have a look with their partners.

Grammar (7-9 minutes) • To allow students to work on grammar.

T wants ss to find the past forms of verbs in the article. Later, T wants them to listen together to check past forms. Ss complete the paragraphs with the past form of the verbs in exercises 2. T wants pair check.

Listening (7-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the task language

T plays the record of 1.46 about the technology and answer the questions with expressions. T wants ss to check with their pairs.

Language Practice (4-6 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

T wants ss to think and talk about when they first did the things about technology and gives examples.

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