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Past Simple ( Was/Were)
Elementary level


In this lesson: Ss will learn the meaning/form/pronunciation of the verb be past simple tense. Ss will do multiple practices such as filling the gap, finding the mistake and creating questions.


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Main Aims

  • For Ss to use Past Simple (Was/Were) to describe past events in negative and positive form

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of 77


Warmer/Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask Ss what are they doing at the moment and what they do in life ( work/study )

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation


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

Provide a sentence to base the examples on

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

show the rule

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

to fill in the gap and correct their mistakesn

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

to find the mistakes in the sentence

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

to create questions and answer them

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