This lesson is based on a video about a child attending a birthday party in the UK. It provides learners with a chance to listen for information and then use their own knowledge and experience to take part in a discussion. This lesson is suitable for learners who have already been introduced to the past tense.

Level: E2 / Access 3 / A2  

Time: 90 minutes


  • to develop learners’ ability to listen for gist and grammatical detail
  • to give practice at identifying and using irregular past tense verbs
  • to give practice at discussing a topic


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