Fatima Fatima

Daily Routines
Elementary level


In this lesson, students learn present simple wh-questions in the context of daily routines. The lesson starts with the students listening to a text in order to specific grammatical forms which are the present simple wh-questions in the context of daily life. Students then go through a series of different activities to practise the target language such as completing a make questions exercice in pairs.


Abc Picture
Abc Slips of paper on which Sam's timetable is written
Abc Audioscript hand out
Abc White board and slips of paper on which wh question words are written
Abc Hand outs

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Present simple wh-questions in the context of Daily routines

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of Da


Lead-in (1-2 minutes) • To re-focus learners after the break and establish a connection between the previous lesson and the lesson ahead.

T reminds Sts of the previous lesson by showing a picture of Sam and asking questions about who is he and what does he do.

Exposure (2-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through an exercise and a related listening practice

T asks Sts to talk in pairs about sam's daily routines providing them with his timetable.

Highlighting (5-8 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T informs the Sts to pay attention to the questions they will listen to and then provides them with the audioscript to underline the questions with the help of their partners.

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

T elicits the form of one of the questions students listened to .Then T checks their understanding of the meaning by asking other students to give other examples and checks their form understanding by providing them with some elements to make a question.Then an activity is provided to male sure that the Sts know the difference between what/where/and when through choosing a suitable answer.

Controlled Practice (10 minutes) • To concept check and consolidate understanding

Sts complete two practices:one is to fill a chart with the correct form of provided questions, the other is to make questions.

Semi controlled practice (5-6 minutes) • To concept check further

Sts are asking each other questions about their own daily routines

Freer practice (5-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T provides an information gap activity after modeling it clearly.

Wrap up (3-4 minutes) • To ensure that the aims of the lesson have been clearly communicated and understood

T writes on the WB: 1. What was the topic of today's lesson? 2. What grammar was studied in the class? 3. When do we use it? Sts discuss the answers in pairs before WCFB takes place.

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