Past - Using For and Since
B1 Pre Intermediate level
To provide specific information in the context of Time and open spaces.
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about When the target language is talking about a duration of time in the context of in respects to point of time beginning or a duration/length of time.
Procedure (23-33 minutes)
Display three images of different work office setups. Ask students to differentiate between them probe questions like Since the pandemic occurred, have you been working from home? allow for discussion (brief)
Allow students to listen to the first 30 seconds of the track Share screen with an audio script to show highlighted target language Ask the students if they understood what an open office was. provide meaning comprehension questions through Wordwall OCFB
Articulate Meaning Form or Pronunciation using Jamboard Offer Wordwall exercises to word independently use pairs to review answers (larger class/small class leave in the main room) OCFB
Have students properly arrange sentences, so they have the correct form. Independently assess progress with each student Engage in various word wall activities to ensure proper forms of SINCE and FOR are used in the blanks.
Discuss in groups One student will discuss if they worked in an open space environment Another student will discuss their preference for working independently or in openspaces.
I worked for an open space office 15 years ago Model drill and repeat correct example Clarification of using SINCE and FOR. Clarify what an open workspace office is. Zoom in and compare images, multiple desks vs singular desk (private office)