Sundari Victoria Sundari Victoria

Elementary level


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of past of the verb to be in the context of birthday parties. Students will be able to talk about past events using the verb to be

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of events


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

T shares the screen. The screen has images of birthday parties to have a visual aid. T asks the questions: "What makes a good birthday party?" T elicits answers from students. Gives a demo if there is a need to help the SS brainstorm.

Exposure (4-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a listening

-Instructions: Let's listen to a short audio. -Keep in mind the following questions: - "Who’s talking?" "How old is he?" "What is he talking about?" -Learners listen and answer individually. (1 min) -Instructions: Don't tell me your answer yet. Tell each other the answer to the question -T sends questions in the chatbox. -Check answers in pairs, 2 mins. -T conducts OCFB. -T shows the text and highlights the was were parts. (1 min)

Clarification (10-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T clarifies the meaning with CCQs. T moves post its to note if it is singular or plural, past or present. T drills to clarify pronunciation. T displays a chart to match the verb with the subject to clarify the form.

Controlled Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with initial practice of the target language to check accuracy and prepare students for more meaningful practice

CONTROLLED PRACTICE 1. -T displays 'Practice 1'. -Instructions: Convert the positive sentences into negative, and the negative into positive. -T demos first guided sentence. - Learners convert the sentences individually, 2 mins. -T conducts OCFB, and nominates students for answers. -T shows full answers. Scripted transition: Now, let's practice again. CONTROLLED PRACTICE 3. -T displays 'Practice 2'. -Instructions: Fill in the gaps. -T demos first guided sentence. -T writes the name of the learner in the slide. -T assigns a slide to each learner. -T shares the link to the jam. - Learners fill in the gaps individually, 2 mins. - Ss have 1 mins to check their answers in pais. -T conducts OCFB, and nominates students for answers. -T shows full answers.

Freer Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with freer practice of the target language

FREER PRACTICE: -T shares screen Instructions: Think about a birthday that you really liked, describe it. How was your best birthday? -T demos, answering the question briefly. (1 min) -T sends students to work in pairs (2 mins), then another (2 mins) with another classmate. -T conducts OCFB, and nominates students to share their answers or their partner's answers (2 mins)

Feedback and Error Correction (5-6 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

-T shows the mistakes made in the freer practice, also pronunciation mistakes, and correct sentences. Instructions: Take a look at the mistakes and in pairs find the correct ones and correct the mistakes. (2 mins) ICQ: Are they correct sentences? Yes. OCF: T goes one by one asking students: Is there a mistake? yes Everyone participates in correcting.

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