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A Typical Day - Grammar present simple (he, she, it) positive and negative + Speaking Skills
Beginner - A1 level


The context for the grammar is a typical day through which students will be taught present simple (he, she, it) positive and negative.


Abc Handouts

Main Aims

  • To teach grammar - present simple, (he,she, it) positive and negative.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide controlled speaking practice using (he, she, it), positive and negative.


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

Make hangman activity for: Starts Hangman … - - a - t - Finishes Hangman … - - n - - h - - Then write the sentence and draw the Time on WB She starts work at ....draw She finishes work at .....half past five

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

Present Simple: Positive (+): Play a matching game: Most verbs: add: -s Like ... es Leave ... es Verbs ending in -ch or -sh add: -es Watch ... es Teach ... es Verbs ending in consonant + y: y > -ies Study ... Studies Verbs go and do add: -es do ... does Verb have is irregular: have ... has -------------------------------------------------- Negative (-): She doesn't like mornings. (doesn't = does not) She doesn't watch TV after dinner. > He doesn't have a car. > she doesn't > it doesn't start today.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Listen and practice the sentences in 4a and 4c Play audio....

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

Play Matching Game: Match the He, She, It forms: like ... s play ... s start ... s finish ... es have ... has study ... iws love ... s go ... es eat ... s watch ... es drink ... s read ... s Practice and drill the sound es /iz/

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

Tom's routine: Explain and model Ex.7a - Give HO - Do individually Check in pairs WC - FB

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

Pair and Group work activity: Give Ss Group A - Group A Handouts Give Ss Group B - Group B Handouts Let them work on their own on Part A -------------------------------------------------------- Next > Part B - Work with partner: Ask Qs 1 to 5 Both need to ask questions to each other. -------------------------------------------------------- Next > Switch partners and work with another partner A and B

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