Asmaa Samir Tp : 7
To provide clarification of the past simple and past continues tense in the context of meeting.
To practice reading in the context of the first meeting.
Procedure (45-60 minutes)
_After greeting the students ask them "Do you remember the first time you saw me? _What was the first impression when you saw me ? _Discuss with your partner about the first impression about your (life partner ,wife ,friend or colleague)
-This is a short story about the first meeting for Andy and his girlfriend . -Ask the Ss to skim it and answer this question. (How did he start talking to his girl friend ?) -Give them 3 minutes . -Work individually. -Check in pairs . - Feedback.
_Ask them to skim the story and highlight the sentences in past simple and past continues tense . _Give them two minutes. _Check in pairs. _Feedback
_Write the marker sentence on the board . (I met my girl friend while I was working. ) _Ask CCQS to elicit the meaning from the students. _We have two actions in this sentence .What's the first one?To elicit past simple CCQS: Is the action finished?yes Is it still related to the present?No Is it a near past or a far past? _What's the second action ?To elicit past continues . CCQS: Was the action in progress? Yes Was the action interrupted?Yes Did he start working before he met her? Yes _Which action is longer?To elicit (past continues ) _What did the short action do? Interrupted Use the time line to clarify the meaning. _How can we form a question from this sentence? Clean the board and drill the pronunciation .
This is Julia's story of how she met her husband. Read it and fill these gaps. _Give them five minutes. _Demonstrate the first one . _Work individually. _Check in pairs. _Feedback. E×(2) Match the sentences from(A) to (B) Using (while,when,because) Put the verb in suitable tense. _Feedback . Give them 5 minutes. _work alone _Check in pairs. _Feedback.
Ask the students to speak about the first time they met someone who is now important in your life . Give them some details to talk about them in their speaking. Give them 3 minutes to prepare their ideas .
_praise good use of language and correct errors.