This lesson plan is a remix from Effective Communication Using Past Tense. Its focus is to help English as a Second Language (ESL) learners in Adult Basic Education (ABE), Grade Level B, CCR Anchor 1 (SL.3.1-1d), Speaking and Listening Standards, differentiate past and present verb tenses. The context is communicating symptoms to a healthcare provider, but learners will apply this knowledge to create new knowledge in other contexts. Learners will engage in collaborative discussions (one-on-one, group, and instructor-led) with diverse partners, build on others' ideas, ask questions, and practice verbal and written use of past and present verb tenses.
This activity is a remix from Effective Communication Using Past Tense. Its focus is to help English as a Second Language (ESL) learners in Adult Basic Education (ABE), Grade Level B, CCR Anchor 1 (SL.3.1-1d), Speaking and Listening Standards, differentiate past and present verb tenses. The context is communicating symptoms to a healthcare provider, but learners will apply this knowledge to create new knowledge in other contexts. Learners will understand past and present verb tenses, irregular and regular past tense verbs, and practice identifying the verbs.
In this flipped lesson, students will complete an exit/entrance ticket type activity using a thinking stragegy entitled "Compass Points". Students will answer 4 questions about their learning and will record their responses to the questions using an application called Recap by Swivl. They will complete this exit ticket activity after their review of the Spanish verbs that have an irregular "yo" form in the present tense.(ACTFL Standards: Connections - 3.2 & Comparisons - 4.1)
Words like "walk" and "look" are regular verbs – they behave in a predictable way. But there's a whole class of words in English, called irregular verbs, that are harder to predict. David, KA's Grammar Fellow, explains.
Irregular verbs are very important in Spanish. In this seminar we will take a look at the verb "ir." Don't get confused, this is not an -ir verb or the ending a verb, it is its OWN verb that has its own conjugation chart. The verb ir means "to go." We will use the verb ir to discuss the Spanish-speaking places to go to and what to do when you get to the new places.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpersonal Communication and Presentational CommunicationCommunities: School and Global CommunitiesLearning TargetI can talk about places I know.Habits of MindThinking and communicating with clarity and precisionCritical Thinking SkillInvestigation
Ir, Ser, and Tener are irregular Spanish verbs. They have their own unique conjugations and follow different rules in the present tense than regular present tense verbs. In this seminar you will review how these verbs are conjugated as well as some other irregular verbs.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpersonal Communication, Presentational CommunicationComparisons: Language ComparisonsLearning TargetI can match a character in a headline to a supporting visualHabits of MindThinking flexiblyCritical Thinking SkillConstruct Meaning
This fairly comprehensive website displays various conjugation rules for past and present tense verbs in a series of charts. Students are expected to read the author's explanation of the conjugation rules prior to viewing conjugated verb samples in each chart. Alongside modern standard conjugations, the site displays corresponding conjugations for Egyptian colloquial Arabic. Most categories of verbs (sound, weak, irregular, etc.) are displayed.
These are the most regular of the irregular verbs; while they don't behave exactly like regular verbs, like present tense "walk" become past tense "walked", they do maintain the "-ed" sound. It's just spelled differently.
Some irregular verbs have these strange -en endings that only show up in their past perfect/past participle forms. Let's take a look!
Some irregular verbs just won't be categorized. They don't fit into neat little boxes. These are those verbs.
This group of irregular verbs have vowel sounds that change in a predictable way, when they go from the present to the past tense.