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Lesson Plan

Date:
Teacher:Dasclu Diana
Class:8-th
Number of students:22
Textbook:Snapshot intermediate
Lesson:The passive:all tenses with modals,gerunds and infinitives;
Type of lesson:aquisition of new knowledge
Timing:50
Methods: reading approach,conversation,explanation,exercises
Materials:worksheets,bb.
Aims: -to get the students involved in the topic;
-to give Ss practice in using the passive;
-to develop students listening skills;
-to develop students writing skills;
-to develop students communication skills.

Evaluation: -continue-through activities,obvservation,error correction


- final-through feed-back

Stages of activity
Lead in
The teacher announces the topic and the aims of the new lesson.At the end of the
lesson the students should be able to use the passive in all the situations mentioned.
Activity 1
The teacher hands out Task 1.The students have to read the sentences and make
rules.

TASK 1
Read the sentences below:
Present Simple
Present Continuous
Past Simple
Past Continuous
Present Perfect Simple
Past Perfect Simple
Modals
Gerunds
Infinitives

Sea turtles are found in many parts of the world.


Their survival is now being threatened.
Only 1,429 nests were found in 1995.
The turtle eggs were being stolen.
Oceans and beaches have been seriously polluted.
The eggs had been taken for food.
Baby turtles can be prevented from finding the sea.
This destructions should/must/will be stopped.
They are in danger of being eaten by predators.
They wander inland to be crushed by vehicles.

Make rules:
1.We form the passive with the verb to be and the .......................................................
participle of the main verb.
2.To make different tenses we change the tense of the verb ...................................... .
3.When we use the passive with modal verbs,we use a modal verb+...........................
+................................................................................................................................... .
4.When we want to say who or what does the action,we use the preposition ...............
+ a noun.
Activity 2
The students are given a text.They have to read the text and underline the passive
sentences in it.The students work individually and then read the passive sentences
that they have underlined.
TASK 2
Underline the passive sentences in the text below:
The number of sea turtles worldwide has declined alarmingly.This drop in number is
due to several causes.One is pollution,the worlds oceans and beaches have been
seriously polluted by the use of chemicals and fertilizers.
Tourism is another problem.Many turtles nesting places have been destroyed to
make room for the construction of new hotels in remote areas.Baby turtles can be
confused by lights from buildings and streets and be prevented from finding the sea.
Volunteers are being used by wildlife organisations to find out more about the sea
turtles habits and to protect baby turtles from animal and human predators.
Long time measures are being planned to prevent the dumping of chemicals and
toxic waste in the sea.
Activity 3
The students have to complete the sentences with the correct passive form of the
verbs.The students work individually and then they read their passive sentences.

TASK 3
Complete the sentences with the correct passive form of the verbs(completai
cu forma corect a verbelor la diateza pasiv):
eg. 1.A new oil field has just been discovered off the Pacific coast of Mexico.
1. A new oil field.....off the Pacific coast of Mexico.(just/discover)
2...............................any cars ............................................in China nowadays?(make)
3.I went to an audition for the part but unfortunately I ...................................................
.....................................................................(not choose)
4.Bob was so rude to Maria that he ..............................................................................
...................................................................................to her house again(will/not/invite)
5.When they woke up,they dicovered that their car .......................................................
.................................................................................................................(steal)
6.She heard a noise,turned round and realised that she ...............................................
.....................................................................................................................(follow)
7.Mobile phones ............................................................................................................
during take-off.(must/not/use)
8.Id hate ........................................................................................................................
everywhere by press photographers.
9.Sshh!The Prime Minister ............................................................................................
on TV right now.(interview)

Activity 4:Evaluation
The teacher grades the students.
Activity 5:Homework
The Ss are asked to complete a text with the verbs in the passive(exercise 1,page
103).

Class:VIII
Name:...............................................
WORKSHEET
-FI DE LUCRU-

The passive
Diateza pasiv
TASK 1
Read the sentences below:
Present Simple
Present Continuous
Past Simple
Past Continuous
Present Perfect Simple
Past Perfect Simple
Modals
Gerunds
Infinitives

Sea turtles are found in many parts of the world.


Their survival is now being threatened.
Only 1,429 nests were found in 1995.
The turtle eggs were being stolen.
Oceans and beaches have been seriously polluted.
The eggs had been taken for food.
Baby turtles can be prevented from finding the sea.
This destructions should/must/will be stopped.
They are in danger of being eaten by predators.
They wander inland to be crushed by vehicles.

Make rules:
1.We form the passive with the verb to be and the ......................................................................
participle of the main verb.
2.To make different tenses we change the tense of the verb ...................................................... .
3.When we use the passive with modal verbs,we use a modal verb+...........................................
+.................................................................................................................................................. .
4.When we want to say who or what does the action,we use the preposition .............................
+ a noun.

TASK 2
Underline the passive sentences in the text below:
The number of sea turtles worldwide has declined alarmingly.This drop in number is due to
several causes.One is pollution,the worlds oceans and beaches have been seriously polluted
by the use of chemicals and fertilizers.
Tourism is another problem.Many turtles nesting places have been destroyed to make room
for the construction of new hotels in remote areas.Baby turtles can be confused by lights from
buildings and streets and be prevented from finding the sea.
Volunteers are being used by wildlife organisations to find out more about the sea turtles
habits and to protect baby turtles from animal and human predators.

Long time measures are being planned to prevent the dumping of chemicals and toxic waste
in the sea.

TASK 3
Complete the sentences with the correct passive form of the verbs(completai cu forma
corect a verbelor la diateza pasiv):
eg. 1.A new oil field has just been discovered off the Pacific coast of Mexico.
1. A new oil field.....off the Pacific coast of Mexico.(just/discover)
2.................................any cars ........................................................in China nowadays?(make)
3.I went to an audition for the part but unfortunately I ................................................................
.....................................................................(not choose)
4.Bob was so rude to Maria that he ..............................................................................
...............................................................................................to her house again(will/not/invite)
5.When they woke up,they dicovered that their car ....................................................................
.................................................................................................................(steal)
6.She heard a noise,turned round and realised that she ................................................................
.................................................................................(follow)
7.Mobile phones ............................................................................................................ during
take-off.(must/not/use)
8.Id hate .....................................................................................................................................
everywhere by press photographers.
9.Sshh!The Prime Minister ............................................................................................ on TV
right now.(interview)

TASK 4
Homework
Complete the text with the verbs in the passive(exercise 1,page 103).