Mahsa Mahsa

Grammar simple past regular and irregular verbs
pre-intermediate level

Description

In this lesson students learn about simple past (both regular and irregular forms) in the context of last weekend. The lesson starts with some discussion about last weekend, followed by some practice including reading task and ends with a listening activity

Materials

Abc reliable internet connection, pc/laptop, headset with microphone, webcam, PowerPoint, coursebook
Abc good pc/laptop

Main Aims

  • In this lesson students learn about simple past (both regular and irregular forms) in the context of last weekend.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To introduce new vocabulary about activities. To introduce the past simple with its function to talk about the past. To introduce the affirmative and negative form of the past simple and the forms of regular and irregular verbs. To review adverbials of time used with the past tense. To practice the pronunciation of the ed ending in the past simple To provide Ss with controlled and semi-controlled practice in speaking, reading, writing, listening in the context of last weekend.

Procedure

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

a

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

b

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

c

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

d

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

e

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

f

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

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