To provide clarification on the present continious tense and comparing it with simple present tense in the context of noisy neighbours
To provide a gist listening to 3 dialogues about noisy neighbours
Procedure (38-51 minutes)
Show the picture of the building. Write: This is my flat. Point to different parts of the building, elicit: upstairs, downstairs, next door, neighbor, noise, noisy. Point to different people in the picture, elicit: baby/cry, dog/bark, couple/argue, children/shout, party/noisy, music/loud. Task1: PW, talk to partner about: Are your neighbors noisy? Are you a noisy neighbor?
Show the picture again. ask: Why can't the couple sleep? Elicit: TV/loud, children/Shout, baby/cry, dog/bark, noisy/party Play audio. Pair check followed by FB Ss come to the board and write.
write: + They .....having a party in flat 8. ? ......they arguing? _ No, they ...........arguing. They\re saying goodbye. Elicit: Are, aren't, are
Show marker sentences on OHP CCQ: Do they have a party every night? or now? Do they argue every day? or now? Does the baby cry all the time? or now? Draw Timeline. Elicit:Where on the time line? Underline to be verb and V+ing Show the form on OHP. Drill for pronunciation Write on the board: present continuous or simple present? the baby/cry/now ....SS write the correct sentence the baby/cry/everyday...SS write... Jack/play guitar/now Jack/play guitar/everyday Show the form of simple present on OHP...Ss complete
1_ Show the picture of the beach on OHP. Ss in pairs write 8 sentences about it. Check with different pairs. FB Nominate Ss to write on the board. 2_Put SS into 2 groups. Give each group different set of scrambled sentences. Monitor, pair check. then Ss exchange their sentences with other group. Check for mistakes. FB Ss write on the board
Find the differences. Ss in pairs. Student a tells student b what she sees. Student b writes the different sentence. Then Student b tells student a...Student a writes the different sentences. pair check. FB: Ss write their sentences on the board.