sepideh sepideh

Simple past
Elementary level


Abc Power point slides

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of past simple form of regular verbs

Subsidiary Aims

  • to speak about the past using regular verbs


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

T introduces the topic ( time twins) T elicits the meaning from the student T shows pictures of time twins . Ss guess the similarities and differences in the twins lives.

Exposure (7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ss read some sentences about the twins and explain to each other

Highlighting (5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Ss have to find regular verbs in the text. Ss match the verbs with their infinitive form

Clarification (12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T explains the rules and form of the verbs to Ss. Ss have to give more examples T drills the words and focuses on stress and ending sound Ss have to guess the ending sound of the some verbs in pairs. T focuses on the form of positive,negative and question form of past simple, T elicits the some examples from the students.

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

T gives Ss some exercises to do Ss check their answers in pairs. T gives feedback.

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

T gives Ss some prompts Ss asks questions from the other Ss Ss report back to class. T gives feedback

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