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Description of

class
Teaching unit
7.

_______________________ primary school; Class: IX; Class profile: 25- 30 students; 14 years old;
Subject: English language; Location: English classroom; School year: 2012/2013. Teacher: Amila Islamovi,prof.
Talking about past events
Past perfect/ simple / continuous

Recent work

The Past Simple and the Past Continuous

Type of lesson

Revision

Sources

OUP- English Plus 4 Students Book by Ben Wetz & Diana Pye; Workbook 4 with MultiROM and CDs; Teachers
Book
Aims and objectives To practise past tenses
To present new text
Short term
To learn key phrases
To describe a past decade
Long term
To translate key phrases into Bosnian
To listen to a conversation about events in the past
To practise talking about events in the past
To establish students will
Methods
Work on text
Ask and answer- Communicative approach
Reading for the information
Listening for general understanding
Class management
Individual work
Whole class
Pair work
Interaction
T S,S,S
S, S, S
S,S- S,S
Teaching aids,
Student's Book, Workbook, Board, Chalk, Notebook, Pen,Teacher's Book, OHP
materials and
equipment
Procedure

Introduction part, main part, final part

Additional plan

There is no time for additional plan.

To get results of short


control work
To do correction for their
homework

Class organization procedure and


activities
T says results of short control work. SS take
their works to show parents. T writes marks
into the diary. T asks SS to do correction as
their homework at home.

Warm-up
To talk about events in the
T asks SS to tell her what important days
past
they can remember from the past. T elicits
To motivate SS talking about some answers, e.g. the first day at a new
important days
school, a holiday- Eid /Christmas/ Easter
dayT asks SS to describe what they
remember and how they felt.

Teaching
aids
Diary
Handout

Possible
problems
None.

Possible
solutions
None.

Timing

______

Some SS
T calls up
dont want different
to speak
SS. T
helps
them to
say what
they want.

Main part

Main part

Main part

y partIntroductor

Aims and objectives

To listen to a conversation
for general understanding
Too develop SS skills

T asks SS to open their SB on page 14 and


look at the photo and elicit a description. T
encourages SS to participate in this exercise.
Then T tells SS they are going to listen to a
conversation between the man and the boy.
They listen for general understanding and to
find the answer to the questions.
After listening once, T asks SS which part of
the festival Colin enjoyed most. (The end of
the last day.)

SB
Tape
recorder
CD

None.

None.

Main part

To motivate SS working in
pairs
To improve SS vocabulary

Main part

To develop SS listening
To listen and choose correct
answer
To listen to a conversation
about events in the past

Main part

To present new text


To develop students
reading and understanding
To improve SS vocabulary

Main part

To establish SS will
To learn key phrases to
describe a past decade
To translate key phrases
into Bosnian

SS work in pairs to complete the key


phrases. Ss listen again to check their
answers. T asks SS to listen to the intonation
of the phrases, as well as the words.
SS practise the dialogue in pairs.

OHP
Handout
Pen
Tape
recorder
CD

Listen and choose the correct answer.


T plays the CD and invites SS to listen to
part of a dialogue, and they must choose the
most appropriate responses. SS listen and
answer individually.
T plays the CD again and elicits the answers.
Homework: Exercise 5 page 14 SB
Workbook- pages 12 and 13

SB
Tape
recorder
CD

T writes some famous persons and events


from the past on the board and asks SS what
they think all these events have in common.
If is it necessary T tells them that they all
happened in the same decade. 1960s
T invites SS to read the text The sixties
T checks SS vocabulary and goes through
the questions and makes sure everyone
understands. SS write the answers and check
them as a class.
T asks SS to copy key phrases from exercise
2 into their notebook. Then T goes through
the key phrases with the class and asks SS to
find the key phrases in the model text and
translate them into Bosnian language. T
checks the answers with whole class.

None.

None.
6

Some SS
cant
remember
what they
hear

SB
Notebook
Board
Chalk

None.

SB
Notebook
Pen

Some SS
cant
translate
correct

T plays
the CD
more than
twice if it
is
necessary

None.
9

T gives
them
advice
how to
translate
it easier.