Nour Mohandes Nour Mohandes

Tp 3
Intermediate level


In this lesson my students will learn about the simple past form through a reading text. The lesson starts with a lead in connected to the reading text. This will be followed by a pre-teaching vocabulary stage. Students then will be exposed to the grammar point. Finally there are some controlled practice activity followed by speaking activity.


Abc New Headway elementary

Main Aims

  • To introduce and practice past simple affirmative, negative and questions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide students with practice in listening and reading for gist and specific information in the context of Oprah's Winfrey success


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

T shows Ss a video T ask Ss questions about the video

Pre-teach vocabulary (3-5 minutes) • To provide Ss with the meaning of the main words in the text

T shows Ss pictures and explain the words Ss try to guess the meaning from the pictures

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

T plays an audio to Ss Ss fill in the gabs T elicit the answers from Ss T gives feedback

Reading for details (3-5 minutes) • Ss practice reading for details

T asks Ss to read the text and answer the questions Ss do the questions T elicit the answers T gives a whole class feedback

Introducing the grammar (4-6 minutes) • To prepare Ss to the grammar spot

T asks Ss to do the exercises in grammar spot Ss do them T gives feedback T asks Ss to do exercise 5 Ss do it T fives feedback T explains how we add ed to the verb in P. 138

Listening for details (4-6 minutes) • Ss use the grammar through text

T asks Ss to do exe. 4 Ss do it T plays the audio and Ss check their answers T asks Ss to listen and fill in the gabs Ss do it T gives feed back

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

T introduce the grammar spot from one sentence in the text T tries to elicit the forms from Ss

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

T asks Ss to do exe. 6 Ss do it T plays an audio Ss check their answers T gives feedback

Free Practice (4-6 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T divides Ss into groups of two, and asks the first Ss to read the questions in exe. 6 and his partner will answer him from the same exe.

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