Amina Amina

James Bond / Past simple negative
Elemenatry level


In this lesson, students will learn the Present Simple negative through a reading text. First, they will be introduced to different types of films, they will do a handout where they match pic. to the types of films. Then, the Ss will listen to a recording of the James song and pic. and ask them what they think the movie is about. Pre-teach them the new vocabulary. Have them read three titles and tell them to read the article quickly to choose which title is the best. Then, the re-read and answer questions. They underline all past simple and past simple negative. They fill in blanks with the correct forms of the past simple. then they complete the rules Finally, they will have a board race with the sentences on Ex. 6, they will put it in order.


Abc Handout(teacher made)
Abc Handout( Face2Face pgs.54-55 Ex.3b,c)

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of past simple negative in the context of James Bond article

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about Article in the context of James Bond


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

Have Ss listen to listen to the James Bond sing with a visual of it, and try to think what the lesson (article) is about.

Pre-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

-Introduce types of movies. -Pass out HO , match types of films with the titles. PW, give answer key, have them check answers. - Pre-teach voc. words.(die, a climbing accident, a secret agent, the navy, a license, kill), write on WB.

While-Reading #1 (5-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

-Have them read three titles of the article. -Tell them to read quickly(gist reading), just to find out what the best title is. -They choose the best title. -Discuss with partner. -Whole class FB

While-Reading #2 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

-Re-read article to answer the questions Ex.3c -Give three min. to answer questions. -Discuss in pairs. -Write answers on the board. -The Ss. check answers

Introducing grammar (8-10 minutes) • clarifying past simple negative through the text

-Tell students to underline all past simple and past simple negatives (in pairs) -Tell them to turn over the text, and have the fill in the blank examples from the text. -Have them fill in the blanks(using the projector), while explaining how we made the sentence negative. -Have them complete the rules for the past simple negative on the board( also from the projector).

Practise (8-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- I divide the Ss into three groups. -I give them two sentences each in the past simple positive form on the board. -They race to re-arrange the words to form a sentence in the past simple negative, the first team to finish both sentences first , wins the game.

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