Marathon Men- Present Perfect Simple with been & gone
To provide clarification and practice of Present Perfect Simple with been & gone in the context of Sports
To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about marathon in the context of sports
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
Elicit CCQ: I have been training. I am going to run for 15km in an event. Do you know what that event is called? Show Picture of people running in a marathon on the WB. CCQs: Have you been to a marathon? In pairs with your partners can you discuss what happens in a marathon
Instructions: I give you two mins read through this passage. T gives out HO ICQ: How many time have I given you? Instructions: Now in pairs discuss what is this passage about. ICQ: Are we going to discuss in Turkish or English. Ss feedback... Instructions: In this exercise you are going to choose the answer & circle it. ICQ: What are you going to do? Are you going to do it in pairs? No Feedback: Ss will check in pairs first while T will hight light the answer key on WB. *if someone has done the questions they can come up on the board and highlight them. CCQs: Did the Dr. Martin and Dr. John took seven days to complete their marathon? yes Did Dr. Martin and Dr. John stay in New york for the party? No Did they the marathon start from Patagonia? yes
Instructions: With your partner in pairs can you list the places in order they went to in a min? you can repeat the countries. ICQ: Are we going to do this individually? Can we repeat the countries? How much time do we have? Ss will write down the list of continents they have been in last a week. T will show a timeline on the board with the countries on as an answer key. Elicitation: Did Dr. John go to in London in the past? How did you figure it out they are going to be in London after the marathon. T models a sentence on the board. * In last week, they have been to the Antarctic, Sydney, Singapore, London, and Cairo... * Dr. John has gone to London... T underlines the word been to London and gone to London on the WB
T with the help of the timeline will explain the meaning of been and gone. T will elicit examples from the text to help in the meaning. T will also give them the right pronunciation of the been /biːn/ Ss will be drilled on it. T will also show through the model sentences the form of been and gone ( gone/been + to)
The passage is divided into two parts. Ss in pairs will get different passages. Instructions: Look at the passage and choose been and gone to complete it. You are going to do this activity alone. ICQ: Are you going to do this activity in pairs? Ss will be given HO of the activity. Instructions: your partner has the other part of the story. Answer key will be displayed on the WB Ss will be asked to tell each other what happened in their part of the story.
T will ask them to look at a gap fill of a dialogue with been and gone and ask them to fill it out. Ss in pairs will check the answers. T will ask them to practice the dialogue with their partners.
Ss will be asked to get up and they will be asked to discuss these questions amongst them selves. * What are the most popular sport in your country? *What are the most important sporting event in your country? *Describe a sporting event that you have attended. T will do error correction