Upper Intermediate level
To provide clarification and practice of Past Deduction with Modals in the context of History
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about excavation in the context of a historical figure
Procedure (29-48 minutes)
The teacher engages students' interest to the topic by asking questions about the historical figure, Richard III. Students also speculate answers by using language models about the context.
The students listen to the track where the target language occurs. They are exposed to the usage of the target language whilst trying to find a specific information through the speech. Students check their answers with each other in the Breakout Rooms.
The teacher points out the form and highlights how it is structured. Students are asked to identify the particles constituting the form.
The eacher elicits the meaning, exlains the usage in detail, clarifies the form and drills the target language in the end. The presentation is supported by many examples of variable contexts.
The students are asked to practice two different controlled practices; one of which is choosing he correct past deduction and the other, gap filling. Students work in pairs and the teacher explains the essential points when needed.