By the end of the lesson, SS will have practised present perfect continuous in the context of life changes.
The students will practice listening for detail and answering questions
Procedure (32-40 minutes)
Ask the following questions: If you could spend a year working or studying in another country, which country would you choose ? Why? What would you like to do there? What problems do you think you might have ? T demonstrates and asks SS to work discuss in pairs
Distribute pictures and ask SS to describe what they can see in the photos. SS to discuss in groups. Feedback from each group
T distributes the questions and asks SS to have a look at the questions before they listen to the audio T plays the audio SS listen to the audio and answer questions individually. Discuss in groups Feedback from each group
T asks one of the SS the questions - How long have you been living in the U.A.E? When did you arrive in the UAE . Elicit answers for the usage of for/since. rules for For/since in the context of present perfect continuous to be written on the board/prepared for IWB Use CCQs to check
Provide instructions on the activity. provide gap fill handouts to the candidates. Play the audio. SS answers questions individually and discuss in pairs. T to provide answer key and discuss answers. Feedback via nomination T to ask the following questions: Are the verbs action or non action verbs? Do they refer to single actions or continuous/repeated actions? Do they refer to a completed action or one which is still happening? T to introduce candidates to the timeline and elicit answers. Discuss timeline
T to provide instructions on the activity. SS to stand in two rows facing each other, each candidate is given a piece of paper with the questions. Candidates to work in pairs and change partners.