Elcin Ozdemir Elcin Ozdemir

Reading Skill - Grammar and Writing
Elementary level


In this lesson I will be teaching the students on the use of present simple. The students will learn how to make short questions and answers using 'he and she'.


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Main Aims

  • Reading Skill - Grammar and Writing

Subsidiary Aims

  • Students to practice and improve their speaking and writing skills.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Give ss example of short questions and answers with he and she. Q1: Does she like London? Yes, she does. Q2: Does she miss the USA? No, she doesn't Wh- questions Q1. What does she think about British people? Q2: Where does she come from?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Students practice the use of present simple tense in short questions and answers. They also practice and learn how to create wh questions.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T raises sts awareness on likes and dislikes which they have studies in their last lesson. T asks the sts to write the examples of short questions, answers and wh questions which they learnt today in their books.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T checks the pronunciation of the new questions and answers.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T gives out HO1 ( Cutting Edge P37) and asks the students to use the prompts to make questions. Sts to do self-check from answer sheet which is stuck on the wall. T asks sts if they have any questions.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

T gives sts HO3 (Cutting Edge p37: Exercise 2a) and asks sts to work in groups and do the multiple choice exercise. T goes over the answers with the students.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T gives sts a text where basic structure is used to describe a friend. T asks students to look at it for few mins. T asks the sts to write about their own friend. T asks sts to change their papers and every sts to read one sentence.

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