This ESL lesson is designed for adult learners to understand and apply the Past Perfect tense in various contexts. The lesson combines grammar slides, a video source, and interactive exercises.
Begin with a game of matching the verbs with their past simple and past participle form.
Introduce the Past Perfect tense using slides that offer definitions and examples. Discuss the construction “had + past participle” and how it’s used to describe actions or states that happened before a point in the past.
Play a short educational video titled “Past Perfect Simple | ENGLISH GRAMMAR VIDEOS.” After watching, students perform exercises to solidify their knowledge.
- Sentence Ordering: Students will be given sentences to place in the correct sequence to form a coherent story, practicing their understanding of the tense.
- Story Gaps: Students complete a given story by filling in the blanks with the correct Past Perfect form of the verbs.
- Sentence Combining: Students combine two sentences into one using the Past Perfect tense.
By the end of the lesson, students should have a solid understanding of the Past Perfect tense and how to use it effectively.
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