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Tense Hunters.ppt

  1. 1. Tense Hunters M. Carmen Romero Riera
  2. 2. • Definition Tense Hunters M. Carmen Romero Riera A creative activity to practise verb tenses in a communicative and cooperative way.
  3. 3. Tense Hunters M. Carmen Romero Riera <ul><li>• Students </li></ul><ul><li>All courses of Secondary Education (ESO) and BAT (1st and 2nd) </li></ul><ul><li>• Difficulty </li></ul><ul><li>The complexity of the activity can be changed according to the teacher’s goal. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. 1st ESO: to be, have, present simple, present continuous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. 1st BAT: present simple, present continuous, present perfect, past simple... </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Tense Hunters M. Carmen Romero Riera <ul><li>• Timing: </li></ul><ul><li>45 minutes, but also could be simplified up to 20 – 25. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. Just 1st stage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. 1st + 2nd stages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. 1st + 2nd + 3rd stages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>• Materials needed </li></ul><ul><li>5 groups x 5 members each: 25 std </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 magnifying lense </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 A3 sheet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 pieces of paper + 2 pens </li></ul></ul>
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  6. 6. • Objectives 1st. To familiarize students with grammar structures. 2nd. To learn to distinguish them among others. 3rd. To motivate through team competition to make sentences using such structures and combining them with vocabulary they already know. 4th. To improve pronounciation. 5th. To work in groups in a collaborative and coordinated way. Tense Hunters M. Carmen Romero Riera
  7. 7. Tense Hunters M. Carmen Romero Riera • Procedure: 1st. 2nd. 3rd. 4th. 5th. <ul><li>Get students into groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Student1 looks for the asked tenses with the lens. </li></ul><ul><li>Student2 classifies each tense. </li></ul><ul><li>Students 3+4 make full sentences using such verbs. </li></ul><ul><li>Student 5 read aloud the sentences. </li></ul><ul><li>Each group tells its sentences to the class. </li></ul><ul><li>The points are marked down on the board. </li></ul><ul><li>The group with more correct compelete sentences </li></ul><ul><li>wins. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tense Hunters M. Carmen Romero Riera <ul><li>Low Level Students: attention to diversity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. Simple, easier tenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(verbs, to be, have) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Primary Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. Simple, easier tenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(verbs, to be, have) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CLIL Activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. Contents in English: vocabulary, definitions, sentences... </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Secondary Teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. Vocabulary of all areas, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>divided according law. </li></ul></ul>• How to get the most of this activity: adaptations
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