At the end of the lesson students will be able to have clarification of the simple past tense in the context of Holidays & Travel.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a past holiday, travel experience in the context of travel and holiday
Procedure (38-50 minutes)
Teacher will explain what she did last week, and turn and ask students the same question in order to engage them with the past simple structure. What did you do last week?
Students will listen a text about hot air balloons for exposure to the past simple tense, when finished they will answer the True or False comprehension questions. "Listen to the text and answer the questions, are they True or False?" When finished they will check with their partners as I elicit the answer on the board.
Teacher will show the time lines prepared in the powerpoint file to highlight the simple past and usage with examples sentences. CCQ's will be asked in this stage as mentioned, i.e. They went to France in 1992. CCQ: Are they there now? (don't know)
Teacher will elicit on the board example sentences for regular verb in past simple, highlighting the -ed suffix in red. I am planning to have a student write a second example on the board, for controlled practice.
Students will complete the mixed past simple questions on the reverse page of the worksheet by answering 9 past simple questions in affirmative, negative, interrogative forms.
Students will listen and practice the /t/,/d/,/Id/ sounds of the regular past simple verb endings. and answer 6 verbs sound endings. Teacher will drill the words for pronunciation.
In this stage students will ask each other to speak about their past holiday experiences with the provided questions. Depending on the quantity I am to have groups of 3 but if limited Ss available will let them do pair work.
I will write the first 7 letters of the alphabet on the board and ask the students to complete each sentence starting from one with a verb and noun starting with the letter A, I will elicit the first sentence on the board: i.e. I ate an apple 2nd sentence starting with the letter B i.e. I blew a balloon and etc...