Neshat Neshat

A1 level


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of the simple past of be(was and were) in the context of history

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of history


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

Ask them to look at the prompts from the previous page(76) Ss tell what they remember to their partner FB w/c

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Ask them to underline the verbs in the past and find the answers with their partner. Ss work with their partner. fb w/c(answer key)

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Show the handout on the board. clarify meaning, use timelines,CCQs,elicitation,form CCQs,elicitation model and drill

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ask them to complete the sentences. peer-check. FB w/c

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ask the Ss to write short answers to the Qs. Ask them to write in a different order. Encurage them to answer all the Qs. Show it on the board. Ss write short answers

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Put Ss in pairs. tell them to swap papers. Ss work individually. Ss write yes-no Qs in the boxes on their partners' paper. Ask ICQs. refer them back to the don't forget! tell them not to speak. Ss work in pairs and ask each other the Qs. Encourage them to use the short answers. Ss put a cross if they get a positive answer in the box. ss continue asking yes-no Qs until all the words have been crossed out. Ss report back to class the most interesting things.

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