to teach students the irregular verbs
to practice listening for the gist & for details
Speaking for accuracy in TL
Procedure (35-53 minutes)
Teacher greets the students. Asks them if they go on holidays.
Teacher tells SS that they are going to listen to a recording about a holiday. Ss' task is to decide whether it was a good holiday or a bad one. After listening SS will discuss with their partners to decide on an answer.
The teacher divides the class into groups (The number of Ss per group may change according to the number of Ss). Students will have to find out the verbs in the recording. After the listening if there are few Ss, teacher asks a person from each group to write their answers on the board. Once they are done, teacher checks for any possible spelling mistakes and then elicits the present forms of the verbs from SS.
Teacher gives examples of regular verbs in the context. ( I walked at the beach./ I enjoyed the good weather. ) Teacher asks some CCQs and elicits that this events happened in the past just like the events in the recording. If necessary, teacher might use a timeline.
Since the verbs are on the board, teacher makes up sentences and drills them. Teacher tries to drill as many verbs as possible.
There are 6 sentences about holidays with missing verbs. Ss will have to think of an appropriate verb for each sentence. There is an example at the beginning. once they are done, they will check their answers with their partners. While they check their answers with their partners, teacher will write the answers on the WB.
Teacher introduces the concept of imaginary holiday. This is a PW activity. Ss will tell their partners about theirs imaginary holidays and the partners will have to guess where their partner were. Before Ss start the activity, teacher provides an example. If there is still time, students might mingle around the class and ask different people.
Ss make imaginary phone calls and tell about their holidays to their loved ones (parents, friends, etc.)
during the class, teacher pays attention to Ss's mistakes and corrects them at the end of the class.