The Past Perfect Tense

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The Past Perfect Tense

The aims of the lesson:

  1. a) To introduce new words and expression.
  2. b) To develop speaking skills on the theme.
  3. c) To teach pupils to love language.

Type of the lesson: Mixed lesson using the games.

Methods of the lesson: group work, questions – answers.

Aids of the lesson: words, cards, pictures, schemes, tables.

Points of the lesson.

  1. Organization moment:
  2. Checking – up the class:

— Who is on duty today?

— I’m on duty today.

— Is anybody absent in our class?

— All are present.

— What date is it today?

— The 10th of January.

— What day of the week is it today?

— It’s Friday.

— Well, what is the weather like today?

— It’s snowy, windy today.

  1. Checking the home – task:

Now, let’s check – up your home – task. What was your home task for today?

Some pupils repeat last new words; others answer the questions.

  • New lesson:

Let’s begin our lesson. Our new theme is “The Past Perfect Tense”. We are going to speak about Past Perfect Tense. We are going to act out dialogues, do the exercises, ask the answer the questions in order to enrich your vocabulary and develop speaking habits.

Past Perfect

Had + done (participle II)

  • The affirmative sentence: I had done my home work.
  • The interrogative sentence: Had you done your home work?
  • The negative sentence: I hadn’t done my home work.
  1. Read and compare.

The pupil on duty had dusted the desks before the lessons began.

We hadn’t finished this work by 6 o’clock.

After he had finished the book, he went to the library.

I hadn’t seen my friend before I came to school.

He had finished his work by 4 o’clock.

Had he finished his work by 6 o’clock?

  1. Physical exercises:
  • Can you hop like a rabbit?
  • Yes, we can.
  • Can you fly like a butterfly?
  • Yes, we can.
  • Can you swim like a duck?
  • Yes, we can.
  • Can you run like a dog?
  • Yes, we can.

Read the text “Geography of Kazakhstan” and translate, then you must answer the questions.

We’ll play the game “Fulfill the order”. You must fulfill your friend’s orders and then say what you have done and other students must say what you did some minutes ago.

P1: Clap your hands

P2:  I have clapped my hands

P3: Wash your face

P4: I have washed my face

P5: Clean the blackboard

P6: I have cleaned the blackboard

  1. Conclusion of the lesson:

Home task.

Marks.  Our lesson is over, thank you for your work; you are brilliant, talented students.

Good bye!