By first presenting the language it gives the opportunity to grab and keep the student’s attention before moving to the practice and produce stages. Presenting is perfect for grammar topics. By doing this I can assess students’ prior knowledge of the topic, in this case past regular and irregular forms of verbs.
The practice stage keeps the students’ attention as they will be listening to expressions/lines from movies containing the past regular and irregular verbs. Production is done by having the students think of their favorite vacation and talk about it in class using simple past forms of verbs. The students can also create their own stories using