Tyrah Tyrah

TP4 Grammar
Pre-Intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, students will learn about and have practice using “used to” and “didn’t use to” in the context of their school memories. First, students will discuss school memories. Then, they will read a text for gist. Then, they will complete controlled practice with fill-in-the-blank and free practice through a speaking activity.

Materials

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of "used to" and "didn't use to" in the context of school memories

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a "used to" and "didn't use to" in the context of school memories
  • To provide gist reading practice in the context of school memories

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (6-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T tells students to discuss the question, "What were you like in school?" in groups of 2-3 in breakout rooms for 3 minutes Ss discuss in breakout rooms (3 min) T nominates some Ss as necessary to share answers to lead-in question (2 min)

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T tells Ss they will read conversation and complete Task 1 individually for 3 minutes T shares link to Task 1 and text through chat Ss read and complete Task 1 (3 min) T tells Ss they will review answers over chat for 1 minute and assigns partners Ss compare answers over chat (1 min) T and Ss review answer as whole group, justifying choice with evidence from the text (1 min)

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

T tells Ss they will work individually to match bolded words with their definitions on Google Slides presentation for one minute Ss match words individually (1 min) Ss share answers as a whole group with T (2 min) T reviews part of speech and form of each term in Google Slides T models and drills pronunciation with aid of CCQs

Controlled Practice (9-11 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T tells Ss to complete Task 2 collaboratively in groups of 2-3 in breakout rooms for 6 minutes T models task completion with first question Ss complete Task 2 (6 min) T and Ss review answers as whole group, justifying answers with information from clarification stage (3 min)

Free Practice (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T tells Ss to discuss the question about what they were like in school in groups of 2-3 in breakout rooms for 4 minutes T demos response to question Ss discuss question in breakout rooms (4 min) T and Ss discuss question as a whole group. T nominates Ss as needed to share their answers to the question T answers any questions on material T conducts DEC, addressing mistakes heard during activities questions from Ss on material

Web site designed by: Nikue