Rebecca Rebecca

TP 4 Grammar
Pre-Intermediate level

Description

In this lesson we will clarify the past perfect simple tense through the context of a bad day at work. Students will read a conversation text to get the context of the target language and complete a gist task. The main bulk of the lesson will be on the meaning, form, and pronunciation of 4 sentences that exemplify the past perfect simple tense. They will produce the language and show their learning through a controlled practice task and free practice task.

Materials

Main Aims

  • To provide practice and clarification of past perfect simple in the context of a bad day at work

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a past perfect simple in the context of a bad day
  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about past perfect simple in the context of a bad day at work

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will greet Ss screenshare share Google Slide with prompt: "Share about a bad day you had. What happened?" to introduce topic to Ss. Ss will answer the discussion question in breakout rooms (2min) T will elicit response from 1 Ss (1min)

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

T will screenshare the gist task and instruct Ss on how to answer. T will share Text with Ss and Ss will read on their own and answer the Gist task (3 min) Ss will discuss in groups their answers to the gist task. (2min) T will elicit answer from 1-2 Ss (1-2 min)

Clarification (13-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language (past perfect simple)

T will share Google Form with Meaning short answer task and highlight the 4 sentences with target language. T will instruct students on how to answer the meaning task. Ss will work on meaning multiple choice questions individually (2min) Ss will compare answers in groups (2 min) T will conduct OCFB to go over meaning by eliciting answers from students and using timeline and CCQ to ensure that students have understood. (2 min) T will screenshare Form slides and instruct students on how to fill out the form (making structure and using sentences to fill out substitution board). Ss will work in groups to answer slides for form. (2min) T will conduct OCFB to go over meaning by eliciting answers from students (2 min) T will quickly review pronunciation of contractions with "hadn't" and pronouns +'d using IPA (2min)

Controlled Practice (7-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T will screenshare Google form with Controlled Practice Task of short answer questions. T will complete one of the questions with Ss as an example. (1min) Ss will complete individually (2 min) Ss will compare answers in breakout rooms. (2 min) T will conduct OCFB (2 min)

Free Practice (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T will screenshare Google Slide with free practice question. Students will retell their "bad day" story but use past perfect simple tenses. T will demonstrate how to answer. (1 min) Ss will answer in breakout rooms (3min) T will elicit answers from Ss (2min)

Web site designed by: Nikue