Conversation Pieces: A Verb Tense Activity

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Teach your English language learners about conversations by inviting them to participate in a conversation about an interesting object. Through this conversation, learners will naturally use various verb tenses and practice asking and answering questions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite learners to bring in their own conversation pieces to share and talk about
  • Extend the plan with a related writing activity or additional verb tense practice
Classroom Considerations

  • The activity is designed for a rather small group, but you could set up several small groups in your class after modeling the process with volunteers
  • While designed for English language learners, you could use this plan to review the tenses in any class, especially with younger learners just getting the idea of verbs
Pros

  • Suggests adaptations and additional activities to follow the conversation
  • Provides question cards for you to copy and hand out
Cons

  • None