TP 7 Grammar
Pre-Intermediate (B1) level
To provide clarification and practice of the simple past tense in the context of a memory of a first experience
To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a conversation about a story of a first experience
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about a memory of a first experience
Procedure (40-40 minutes)
T-Ss: "What can you remember from your past?" (2 min) Options are listed: - The first time I drove a car. - The first time I traveled abroad. - The first time I met someone special. S speaks OR T nominates S; S speaks
T-Ss: Read the text and give it a title. You have 1 minute. (1min) T-S: ICCQs - What will you do, (S)? Give the text a title. - Where will you type, (S)? In the Zoom chat box. Ss: Read individually. (1 min) T: Monitors chat box.
T-Ss: Use the text to answer the questions (2 min). T-Ss: Thumbs up for TRUE; Thumbs down for FALSE - In the story, Jessica was young, (S)? True. How do you know? - The story uses the simple present tense, (S)? False. What tense is used? Simple past.
MEANING T-Ss: CCQs (1 min) - PPT: When do we use the simple past tense, (Ss)? When an action: happened once or several times in the past/ was true for some time in the past (no specific time), but is now complete. T-Ss: Let's label the past tense verbs in the text. T-S: CCQs (1 min) - The verbs in green are regular or irregular, (S)? Regular. - The verbs in purple are regular or irregular, (S)? Irregular. - The verb in red is an auxiliary verb or main verb, (S)? Auxiliary (helping) verb. MEANING and FORM T-Ss: You will have 3 min to complete a Google Form (Form) in BOR. T-S: ICCQs (1 min) - How much time do you have, (S)? 3 min. - Is it an individual task, (S)? No. T-Ss: Here is the link https://forms.gle/n6WFQcfM4qy5d7FE9 (3 min) *OCFB* (2 min) T-Ss: Let's check answers. Can everyone see my screen? T: Shows answer key https://tinyurl.com/yyr95u7p T: Shows PPT chart for regular/irregular verbs PRONUNCIATION T-Ss: Let's work on pronunciation. Please open the following link: https://tinyurl.com/yxms2lla (1 min) T-Ss: Listen then drag the sticky notes to label the sentences (3 min) T-Ss: "I tried to drive. I fastened my seat belt." (S)? - How many syllables are in "fastened," (S)? 2. T-Ss: "I stopped and check the ignition." (S)? - How do we pronounce "and," (S)? /n/. T-Ss: "I attempted to turn it. I decided to turn it forward." (S)? - Where is the stress in "attempted," (S)? Second syllable/ "TEM" T-Ss: Listen then drag the sticky notes to label the sentences. The sticky notes of the same color go together. (3 min) T-Ss: "Did I drive the car?" (S)? Rising. - Is the meaning neutral? Yes. - What answer are you looking for? Yes/No. T-Ss: "I didn't drive the car, did I? I drove the car, didn't I" (S)? Falling. - Do I sound certain or uncertain? Certain. - Do I want you to agree with me? Yes. T-Ss: "I didn't drive the car, did I? I drove the car, didn't I?" (S)? Rising. - Do I sound certain or uncertain? Uncertain. - Do I want to check if I am correct? Yes.
T-Ss: You will have 5 minutes to complete a Google Form (CP) in BOR. T-S: ICCQs (1 min) - How much time do you have, (S)? 5 min. - Is it an individual task, (S)? No. T-Ss: Here is the link https://forms.gle/c1jtWehR8feGSMaC9 (5 min) *OCFB* (2 min) T-Ss: Let's check some responses. T: Opens and shares S responses https://tinyurl.com/yy8d6as6
T-Ss: In BOR, please tell a story about your past for 6 minutes. T-S: ICCQs (1 min) - How much time do you have, (S)? 6 min. - Is this a BOR task, (S)? Yes. T-Ss: You have 6 min. (6 min) T: Monitors Ss and takes notes for DEC.
T provides Ss with DEC based on notes during the Freer Practice BOR task.