20 minute recorded mini lesson-individInternship for TESOL
Grammar LessonStudents description:
Mixed origin/L1 adults in an ESL course in the US; most likely a night class.
: lower intermediate;
way thru course.
: Grammar and Beyond 1. Reppen, R. 2012
s: Students have learned and mastered simple past and past progressive tenses. The previouslesson focused on introducing and practicing the past progressive. Ss are familiar with [vocab], and have beenexposed to [some of] the conjunctions revisited in this lesson.
This lesson: Review of past continuous tense and use of past simple vs progressive tenses instorytelling.Objectives:
Students will be able to tell a story using a combination of the simple past to expressactions begun and finished at a point in time [and as an interrupting action], and past continuous to expressongoing action [scene-setting action]. They will be able to introduce the appropriate use of these tensesthrough their use of the target conjunctions and/or indicator phrases.----------------
FOCUS FORMS: Use of past perfect vs. past continuous
Part of lesson
Time Description of Activity Skill Inter-actionMaterialsneededPotential problems/solution
Intro1minVideo2m30Brain-Storm30 secFlash mob video:www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwMj3PJDxuo -We will be reviewing Past Contin.& talking about how it works withthe simple past.-Watch a video. Take notes: what ppl do.-Brainstorm as class about someactions—write it on board
talking on cell phone,running to train, sitting on ground,talking, walking, staring,wondering, looking around,eating,taking pics, pointing, tying[shoe],trying [to drive]
stopped, pushed, dropped [papers], froze, moved, clapped,cheered, started [walking again]
LWT-SsT-SsComputer,internetaccess,soundoutputSs paper/pensP: Video inputmight not work S: backup activityP:Ss might notcome up withenough variancein vocab