Samah Samah

Life story
Elementary level


Abc Brainstorm handout
Abc Gap- fill hand out
Abc handout

Main Aims

  • By the end of this class students will learn to use past tense( To be) in positive, negative and question form..

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in asking and answering question.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T. asks students about date and weather.

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

T. introduces the task. Students will be given at text to read Ss. answer the questions in pairs. Ss. highlights the past tense verbs 3 minutes to read individually and 5 minutes to answer the questions in pairs.

Language Analysis (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the task language

T. writes a short paragraph on the board and ask students to find the mistakes. I were in Romania in 2018, I travelled with my husband and two kids. My daughter were 15 years old and my son were 11. My kids was very happy to visit the Bran Castle. With the help of the students elicit the rule ? CCQ :Did I go to Romania?When? is this past? How old was my daughter now? How old is my daughter now? T.draws a timeline My daughter was 15 years old and my son was 11. My kids were very happy to visit the Bran Castle. Where is the subject in the sentence? Singular or plural ? T. gets students to do 3 and check then answers. Students do exercise 3 and checks their answers in pairs

uncontrolled practice (8-9 minutes) • To drawing attention to the significant gramatical rule

SS are given 5 minutes to work in groups and form questions for the given sentences.Ex.4 Class come together and elicit the rule. SS practise saying the questions out loud. Model and drill pronunciation. SS. work together to answer the questions ( Yes.she was) (No.she was not) (Yes,they were) (No,they weren't) T. teaches the use of contraction. Model and drill pronunciation. T.checks comprehension.

Language Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

SS practise asking and answering each each other questions.

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