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Teaching Practice 4
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson Ss will learn about narrative tenses and their usage.


Abc Exercise 6 a from the coursebook"face2face" by Chris Redston with Gillie Cunningham

Main Aims

  • To provide practice in narrative tenses.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice in speaking


Lead in/warmer (5-6 minutes) • To engage Ss in the topic

Greet students and ask them what did they do yesterday to elicit from the past form of the verbs.

Grammar (10-12 minutes) • explanation of narrative tenses

Teachers explains about narrative tenses. He tells them about simple past, past continuous and past perfect tense. Ss work together to find out what tense is used in sentences given to them.

Practice (10-12 minutes) • To let students practice the narrative tenses

Ss work individually on course book ex. 1 p. 24. Then in pairs they they check each other's answers. FB. Then Ss do ex. 2 on the same page. They do this individually, then in pairs, they check if their answers are correct.

Story completion with the correct tense (10-12 minutes) • To give them more practice with narrative sentences

Ss will work in small groups to complete the story with the correct narrative tense. Then they their answers if they are correct or not.

Speaking (5-7 minutes) • To give students practice at making dialogue about past events

Ss will work in pairs to complete the dialogue using words in brackets.

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