Teaching Practice 6
Students will be better able to make wh-questions in the Simple Past tense in the context of last weekend activities
To develop students' speaking skills through a free practice of group discussion about last weekend
Procedure (37-56 minutes)
T arranges the chairs in a half circle. T talks about holidays and asks SS where they usually go for holidays. I want you to make Qs to ask me about my last year holiday. SS are given the envelops of jumbled Qs.
T elicits the corrrect Qs and writes on the board. T wants SS to ask him the Qs and answers them. T: I'd like you to talk about this weekend. T writes on the board some prompts. where / eat / lunch What time / go to bed SS make Qs to ask each other.
T underlines the Verbs in the Qs on the board and asks SS the reason. T puts another example if needed. T can give the handout of Question words, if SS need. T can draw the table of the book, if needed and elicits the answers.
T asks CCQs and draws the timeline on the board. T highlights /w/ and /v/ and does some drilling. Sentence stress is also drilled.
SS sit in pairs of A and B. Each is given a copy of cards A and B. SS read their 5 Qs and write their answers individually. T mentions they must not show their partner their card. Then, student A tells student B their answer for Q1. Student B tries to guess the original Q. T demos the first one on the board. ICQs. SS change their roles and repeat the activity.
If time, Each S is given a piece of paper, a sentence about Andy and a copy of Handout. SS complete the sentences using the info on the strips of paper. SS mingle, ask and answer Qs to complete sentences on the Handout. T monitors to make sure they are making Wh-Qs in the past tense.
T tells SS to write 2\3 sentences about these wh-words. what, when, how Then in pairs they say the sentences to each other. SS should make questions to ask each other. T monitors and provides FB.
T asks SS to think of 3 Qs about Weekend. SS Sit in groups of 3. They ask each other about yesterday, the weekend. T monitors and takes notes of mistakes. FB is given.
T puts a few errors on the board and asks the class to correct. SS drill the Qs.