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Donia, Teaching Practice 5

Elementary (a1) level

In this lesson, students learn about how to use <b>past</b> <b>simple</b> when they want to talk about the news. The lesson starts with a listening activity which has a gist and a detail listening activity. Then, the teacher highlight the functional language and the students have some controlled and freer practices about what they've just learned.


Writing Lesson

Elementary level

In this lesson, students will work on their writing skills along with a vocabulary support. They will be given diverse activities involving physical movement to wake them up but there should be a logical link between them. So all of the writings will be based on making up stories,trues and lies. The context will be set by teacher with writing trues and lies about herself on a piece of paper and make students guess which one is true and which one is false.


Was/Were questions lesson TP6a (Marieke Steuben)

Beginner level

In this lesson, students practice constructing and using questions and answers with was/were. First they gain more familiarity with the structure of different types of questions, using material from the listening text in the previous lesson. The class will practice pronunciation and get controlled practice making questions. Finally they have freer practice asking and answering questions in pairs.


TP8 Grammar - Present Perfect

Elementary level


Productive Lesson

A2 level

In this lesson, students practice using the <b>past</b> <b>simple</b> tense through guided discovery based on a reading text about football. The lesson starts with a short vidoe about the Champions League and a short talk about it as a warmer. This is followed by reading avtivities to prepare the Ss to the production stage. Finally, Ss write a story based on the reading passage.


Holidays lesson TP7a (Marieke Steuben)

Beginner level

In this lesson, students get some practice using holiday vocabulary and expressions. First they talk about what you can do on holiday in their country. Then they listen to a dialogue about a holiday in New York and answer questions. The listening exposes them to the target language, <b>past</b> <b>simple</b> negatives and questions.


The Truth about air travel

Upper-intermediate level

This lesson continues with the same general context of "The truth about air travel" of the previous two lesson and it provides the opportunity for Ss to practice " <b>Past</b> simple/continuous/perfect" more freely in speaking.This materials provide Ss with models for speaking through the reading texts and with prompts and useful language, before they tell their own stories.


Job Interview

Intermediate level

In this lesson, SS practice speaking in the context of job interviews. The lesson starts with a warmer that includes a visual and a short discussion to arouse interest and elicit the topic. This is followed by a dictionary game and a video recording of people doing the task. This gives the SS a clear model of what will be expected of them and exposes them to language related to the topic. In pairs they discuss the most common interview questions and answers, match their ideas with other pairs...


Ambitions and dreams

Pre-intermediate a2 level



Elementary level

In this lesson students are introduced to the language use of <b>past</b> <b>simple</b>: be.
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