Elementary, A2 level
To provide clarification, review and practice of past simple to be affirmative, negative and interogative in the context of students and the teacher's past, denying , where were you?
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation and debate in the context of denying, where were you
Procedure (42-46 minutes)
The teacher brings two pictures of himself. One of them is from primary school days and the other is from high school days. He writes sentences about himself. '' I was at primary school, I was twelve, I was poor, I was happy, I and my teacher were very happy. She was 50. I was at high school at this picture. He was my history teacher. I wasn't good at history. I was 17.
Students write sentences about their past and tell their friends. Then, volunteers tell to the whole class.
Teacher writes ten locations on the board and he starts a dialogue with a student. I phoned you at_____o'clock-no answer. Where were you? Students do the same speaking activity
Teacher writes some negative sentences about himself and asks them to think about negative things in the past. They practice it for 3 minutes. Then, the teacher goes on the role play activity, denying. In this activity there is poice officer accusing the students of doing something bad. Teache rmodels the same and students practice the same activity.
The teacher Gives them some papers on which to be verb have been written. The class is divided in two groups. The fill in the gaps by was/ were/ is / are
Teacher gives the students a handout. They work individually at first. Then they compare their answers with their peers. Teacher gives feedback
It is the end of the lesson. Students need to relax. the target language is used in the video. They just watch and listen to catch the pronunciation of was and were.