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At a party/ Present Simple-Affirmative and Negative
Beginner 1 level


students learn about the present simple tense in both affirmative and plural and speak and write correct sentences using affirmative& negative. Ss will speak about themselves and imaginary people talking about age,job,city where they live,languages the speak,likes and dislikes.


Abc New Headway 4th Edition Beginner,Oxford University Press,unit 4,pg 38.
Abc Role cards
Abc SB Recording,T 5.13
Abc Realia,glasses,bottles of water

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, learners will be better talk about themselves and others using the present simple in the context of social party.

Subsidiary Aims

  • By the enfd of the lesson, learners will have practiced their listening for gist to tick True or False.


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

- Stick a photo of a party on WB on the right side of the board. -Elicit the words from the students.Motivate them by asking questions like'what is this?','Where are these people?',"What are they doing".....etc. -Ask ss some more questions about parties to talk about themselves,'Do you to go to parties?',What do you do at a party' , -Elicit words from the students 'new friends, speak to each other,eat,drink,dance.....etc.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

- Ask ss to look at the picture on pg.38. Elicit using simple questions 'Where are they?',What are they doing?'."Are they at school?'.Are they at home?'.... -Elicit using more question to set the context. -Ask ss to guess who the people are and where they are. -Ask ss to guess about their jobs, hometowns,languages ,likes and dislikes. -Ask ss to have a look at Ex,1 and listen carefully to the recording and tick Tor F. -Whole class feedback.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

-Teach ss lexical,(vocabulary) about party to understand the text. -check understanding using CCQ,(Do you like to go to parties?)(Do you live in Istanbul?'

Productive Task(s) / controlled Practice (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-Set the task by giving example on the board. -Write name,job,live,languages,likes,dislikes . -Elicit questions to ask about name, place where you live,where you work,languages,sport. -motivate ss to talk about themselves. -Get ss to work in pairs ,then groups of three,

Semi-controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

--Rearrange the furniture to enable ss stand up and practice and imagine themselves in a party. -Bring in real props like glasses ,bottles,coke...etc. -Play some mood music to add authenticity. -Ask ss to think of new IDs and try to speak using question in Ex.3 - Model the exercise with ss. -Ss fill in the role cards made by the teacher about imaginary people. -Ss talk in groups about people in the cards. -Ask some ss to say their conversation out aloud. -WC feedback.

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