Hifza Khalid Khan Hifza Khalid Khan

Present Simple Wh Questions
A2 level


In this lesson, the students will learn about Wh questions and will discuss about their daily routines. They will be shown a picture and will have an activity about guessing what they are talking about. They will then have a gist specific listening of two people having a conversation about their daily routine. Then they will some pronunciation activities. They will also be directed to the two way questions which answers in 'yes/no' & questions beginning with ('when, where, how...). They will have a few controlled activities and some freer activities.


Abc Recording 2.13

Main Aims

  • To provide ss with a review and practice of WH- questions in the present simple.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Listening for gist using a conversation about Ss daily routines.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will start with asking the learners about their weekend, T will paste a picture on the WB and ask Ss to discuss in PW who the people are and what are they discussing. Then they will listen to the recording and figure out if they were correct.

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

The target language used for will be T-S first giving them personalized examples of my daily routine. Then they will do it with the text provided in the exercise 1 a. They have already listened to the recording about it so it will help them implement it better in the lesson. Pronunciation will be touched upon here as well.

Highlighting (4-8 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

It will be through an activity of guessing and arranging a daily routine of the story line. In which the students have to arrange pictures according to the timeline.

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

Meaning: the use of the Wh question and where to ask them. Form: "Wh + do/does + subject+ base verb. Pronunciation will be a party of it. In this part i will ask the Ss about the recording they heard and ask them the questions of the man. they will be asked to discuss the questions in recording 2.13

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

The Ho of exercise 2 a & b will be given to them for the controlled in which they will be asked to work in pairs to answer in the questions. Then in exercise 2b they will be asked to create the questions from the statements given.

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

They will divided in to three groups Morning, afternoon & evening. They will have to write what they do in their respective times and then ask each other what they do and where they do it. e.g Morning group: When do you get up in the morning? When do you leave for work?

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

They will be asked to write few questions they will ask each other. Then they will be asked to discuss them in the class with their partners.

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