I was so busy yesterday A0 – Activity 2

I was so busy yesterday A0 – Activity 2

Aim of Activity

10 - 15 minutes

To provide learners with controlled practice of was / were. 

Steps for Students

  1. Work in pairs or small groups. 
  2. Choose the correct word to complete the sentences. 
  3. Answer the questions. 
  4. Tell your teacher what you remember about your partner.  
  1. Put learners in pairs or groups. 
  2. Share the task with the learners. 
  3. Ask the learners to choose the correct word to complete the sentences and answer the questions. 
  4. Check the answers with the whole class. 


Face-to-face class:  

  • Use a projector to do the task as a whole class activity OR 
  • Provide tablets for groups of learners to do the task in groups. 


Online lesson: 

  • Use a computer to share the task online (by clicking the link: ACTIVITY 2)


Demonstrate the activity, by doing the first example together with the learners.  

During the activity:

  • ask the learners to pay attention to their partner’s answers.
  • monitor the learners and take notes of common errors for error correction right after the activity or at the beginning of the next lesson. 


After the activity:

  •  the teacher can nominate some of the learners to share with the class what they have learnt about their partner. 


As a follow-up activity:

  • learners can write a couple of sentences about their partner as their homework.