Present perfect simple and present perfect continuous
To provide clarification, review and practice of present perfect continuous and present perfect simple in the context of relationships
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of peer questionnaire
Procedure (41-52 minutes)
T will ask students ''What have we been talking about for the past 45 minutes''? and ''Have you enjoyed it''? To make an introduction to the use of both present perfect simple and continuous within the context of relationships.
T will put the photos of two couples on a timeline on the whiteboard. One is an old married couple, the other a younger couple still dating. Then she will ask questions using both tenses about these couples: ''How long have they been married?'' ''How long have they been dating?'' ''How long have they known each other?'' etc. Once she has answers for all three questions, she will ask the students what the differences are between those sentences. T will allow them to think about and write down their answers.
Then T will clarify/review state and action verbs.T will make two columns on the board and ask them about a few verbs and decide whether it's an action or state verb. T will ask them to do the 1st exercise, matching the description and name of the verb form with the given sentences. T will ask CCQ's to make sure that they understand the meaning of the TL Then T will spend some time on form, emphasizing how present perfect simple is used in the negative and question form.
T will ask them to do the 2nd exercise about underlining the correct verb form, then the 3d exercise about making questions. Monitor WCF Delayed error correction as necessary
T will put them into pairs, give them the exercise about asking questions to each other using ''How many'' or ''How long'' and answering with the present perfect simple or continuous. T Monitor WCF Delayed error correction as necessary
T will give them the vocabulary exercise then ask them to discuss which statements they agree with in the given exercise. During the PW discussions, T will monitor that they are at least trying to use the newly learned vocabulary and tense in their speech. WCF Delayed error correction as necessary