Marycielo Purizaga Ruiz Marycielo Purizaga Ruiz

TP8 LP _Marycielo Purizaga Ruiz
Elementary level


This is a grammar lesson whose intention is to provide students with opportunities to develop skills and to interact with an authentic text.


Abc PowerPoint Presentation
Abc Google Forms
Abc Virtual Board

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of the past tense of be: was and were in the context of their last vacation.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading in the context of last vacations.


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

I will greet Ss and start the lesson by showing two pictures: Hawaiian Cruise and Tour Europe I will ask the following question: - Which vacation would you like to take? Why? I will model an answer. - I would like to take the Hawaiian Cruise because I like to swim. Ss will share their ideas.

Exposure (3-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

I will ask Ss to read a conversation and answer the following questions: - Did Kate enjoy her trip? Yes - Who did Kate travel with? Phil Ss will share their ideas. I will deliver open class feedback.

Highlighting (3-5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

I will ask Ss to underline the adjectives they find in the conversation. I will ask students if they think was and were can be interchangeable. For example: It were fantastic - The beaches was beautiful I will deliver open class feedback.

Clarification (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

I will conduct meaning, form, and pronunciation. Meaning: I will show some expressions. I will ask some CCQs to clarify the meaning: - Does the word was refer to one or two things? - Does the word were refer to one or two things? Form: I will ask some CCQs to clarify the form: - What is the past tense of is? - What is the past tense of are? Pronunciation: I will clarify the meaning of was and were I will model the pronunciation, ask some Ss to repeat, re-model and drill.

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

I will ask Ss to complete an activity on Google Form. I will model the answer to the exercise of each part. I will ask if they have doubts about the activity. Ss will do the activity. Ss will work in pairs and compare their answers in Breakout Rooms. I will deliver open class feedback in the main room.

Free Practice (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

I will ask Ss to imagine they took one of the vacations they choose at the beginning of the lesson. They will describe their imaginary vacation mentioning the following information: trip - weather - food - people - places - entertainment. I will model an example of what they have to do. Ss will discuss in pairs in Breakout Rooms.

Delayed Error Correction (2-4 minutes) • To correct mistakes

I will conduct DEC. I will use a board to write and correct some mistakes made during the free practice. I will ask if there are any questions left. If there are, I will address them. If not, I will thank students for their time and say goodbye.

Web site designed by: Nikue