Shopping - past simple
To provide clarification of past simple verbs in the context of shopping for food
To provide practice talking about money and how much things cost
Procedure (39-51 minutes)
Money - coins and bills - play a game - ask students to tell me which coins to use to make the amounts, practice saying the amounts and the names of the coins https://natwest.mymoneysense.com/students/students-5-8/coin-cruncher/
Read through first dialogue - review past simple verb forms - practice dialogue progressively removing more words SLIDES - Where were you?
What were the last things you bought at a shop? Make a list. Then in pairs, ask each other, What did you buy? I bought... How much was it? It was £__. Switch.
Activity - going shopping dialogue - Assign students A or B roles. Give B the photos of the items from the shop. A starts. Then switch roles. New B gets images. New A starts.
SLIDES - past simple - look at structure of questions and negatives - look at verb forms for regular and irregular verbs
Homework - Play the dialogues. (Ann's and Jim's weekend) Ask students to fill in the blanks with past simple verb forms.