By the end of the lesson, ss will have practiced using was/were.
Reading and Listening
Procedure (41-55 minutes)
-Show ss the picture of Donald Trump. -Ask ss: Who's this? - Show ss the pictures of some American presidents on the American dollars. -Ask ss: who are they? -Show ss the picture of Mount Rushmore. -Elicit the names of the presidents of Mount Rushmore. -Ask ss to match the first names of those presidents with their surnames.
-Ask ss to listen to the soundtrack and complete the missing parts. -Demonstrate the first question. ICQ: Are you going to write a long answer? -Listen, then ask ss to check their answers in pairs. -Listen again. -Answer Key
-Show ss some sentences from the text (present and past sentences) CCQ: why did we use are? -Elicit the missing words. CCQ: Is it past, present or future? -Model and drill the weak forms.
-Elicit parts of speech to highlight the form. -Ask ss about the difference between the two forms (singular and plural). -Ask ss to find sentences with the same form from the text.
-Show ss some famous Egyptian statues. -Ask them to fill the gaps. -Demonstrate the first one. -Send ss to breakout rooms to check their answers together. -Answer key -Show ss two famous Egyptians. -Give s A one famous person and s B another famous person. Ss ask each other specific questions about their famous person. When was he/she born? Where was he/she born? When was his/her death? Where was he/she living? What was her/his job? -Demonstrate the first one. -Send ss to breakout rooms to check their answers together. -Answer key
-Ss ask each other about some personal information. When were you born? Where were you born? Where was your mother/father born? Where were your grandparents born? -Demonstrate with s. -Send ss to breakout rooms.