saeedeh saeedeh

present perfect lesson
intermediate level


In this lesson, students learn about present perfect vs. present perfect continuous. The lesson starts with some questions. This is followed by a listening practice and leads to some controlled practice. Finally, it leads to a speaking task.


Abc role cards

Main Aims

  • To provide practice on speaking about news

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of present perfect and present perfect continuous


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

T will ask some questions about free time to draw the attention of students into the topic(personal news).

Pre-Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T will ask about friends. what they may ask when they see their friends after a long time. student will think about some topics and questions in pairs.

While-Listening (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information listening tasks

students will listen to the conversations and tell the topic for each conversation.

While-Listening (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference listening tasks

T will write a question an the board; " what have been they doing?" students will listen and answer the question for each person.

Post-Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Firstly, students will practice the conversations in the book afterwards T will give them some role cards and students will act the role on the cards.

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