There was/ were in the context of an interview about a haunted hotel
Elementary level
Description
Materials
Main Aims

To provide clarification of There was/ were in the context of an interview about a haunted hotel
Subsidiary Aims

To provide listening practice using a text about a report in the context of haunted hotel and ghasts
Procedure (3045 minutes)
T demonstrates a picture of a ghost T reminds students of the haunted hotel T asks students the following question: Did Steven see the ghost? Ask CCQs : where did he see the ghost? was he afraid? is it spooky to see a ghost?
T asks students to match the words with their meaning. T presents a task sheet with the new vocabulary( definitely , certainly, frightened , interviewer) T asks students to answer individually.( 2 m.) T asks students to check in pairs.(1 m.) T pronounces and drills new vocabulary.(1 m.) T demonstrates the answer key and presents feedback. (1 m.)
T asks students to listen to the report between Stephen and an interviewer. T asks students to complete the report individually. T asks to students to check in pairs. T demonstrates the answer key .
T reminds students that they used there is /are before . T asks students to underline 2 sentences using there was/were in exercise 6.5 d
T writes two sentences from the content . there was an old TV. There were only three guests. T draws a time line and asks students some question such as: is it in the present or past? is it singular or plural?where should we put it on the time line? T presents the example in page 132 and elicit the rule. T asks students look at the examples. T clarifies the rule
T chests the task sheet. T gives clear instruction : complete the sentences from the article using there was/were + not Students answer in 3 minutes Students check in pairs. T demonstrates the answer key.
T presents a bedroom and asks students to look carefully at the picture for one minute then hides it T asks students to try to remember what is in the room. T asks students in pairs to write sentences to form a paragraph T asks students to put their paragraphs on the wall and discuss what they wrote