The theme: Fame
Group: Adventures starter
Prepared by: Yeleshova Moldir
1) New vocabulary: Jobs
2) Famous names quiz
3) Exploring grammar: Past Simple - was/were
1) Introducing students with new vocabulary. Students were given worksheets with jobs and some verbs:
2) Quiz: Famous names
1. Bram Stoker was a writer from Ireland. What was the name of his book?
2. In 2000 there was a famous film Gladiator. What was the name of the main actor?
a. Russell Crowe
b. Tom Hanks
c. Bruce Willis
3. Salvador Dali was an artist. Where was he from?
c. The United States
4. This person was a famous sports star in the 1990s. What`s his name?
a. Michael Jordan
b. Jordan Michael
c. Michael Schumacher
5.Beethoben and Bach were from Germany. Were they.....?
6. J.K. Rowling is a famous British writer. Who was her famous creation?
a. Jarvis Cocker
b. Harry Potter
c. Larry Potter
7. In the 1990s there were five singers in this famous group. What was the name of the group?
a. All saints
b. The Spice girls
c. S Club 7
8. This is Alexander Graham Bell. What was his famous invention?
c. light bulb
3. Exploring Grammar: Past Simple
We use Past Simple to talk about finished actions in the past.
Was is the past form of IS/AM, and we use it with singular pronouns.
I was an actor.
She was famous.
He was at work.
It was a good film.
Were is the past form of ARE, and we use it with plural pronouns.
We were cold.
You were at home.
They were famous.
Was he famous? Yes, he was. No, he wasn`t
Was she famous? Yes, she was. No, she wasn`t
Was it cold yesterday? Yes, it was. No, it wasn`t
Were you famous? Yes, I was. No, I wasn`t
Were they famous? Yes, they were. No, they weren`t