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present progressive (for future)
A1 level


Ss have already had a lesson about present progressive that talks about things that are happening at the moment. in this lesson we talk about how we can use this tense to talk about future events.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of present progressive (for future) in the context of plans for near future

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversaton in the context of plans for near future


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

- Show picture of Tom, Sue and Lily - Ask: what are they doing (discuss in pairs) - Ask volunteers to give answers (try to elicit present progressive sentences)

Test #1 (8-10 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

- Give HO #1 to Ss - Read the text individually (do we talk to each other?) and say verbs talk about now or future (which words? underlined ones) - check your answers in pairs - ask for answers (why they give this answer)

Teach (8-10 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

go through the power point clarification part. - don't forget GD - use markers with same color - for last slide give Ss HO #2

Test #2 (5-8 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

- ask Ss to look at 2nd page of HO#2 - explain the situation and let them read sentences - write your own plans like Sue (for what time? times mentioned in HO) (can we talk? no) (show them the example and ask them to write in the same way)

Free practice (13-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

- show Ss how to ask questions and drill with some of them. - ask them to do the same in pairs - if there was time, change pairs, ask them to do the same (without their written sentences) - Monitor and write down mistakes - For FB read or write mistakes and ask Ss to correct them

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