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Grammar Practice
A2 level


In this lesson Ss are going to review the simple present tense using the question forms with Do and Does. They will notice language in free time activities context. Ss will notice the suffixes (s, es, ies). Ss will practice the /z/, /s/, /iz/ endings of simple present verbs. Ss will practice the intonation of the Yes/No question.


Abc Face to Face Elementary Student's Book/Chris Redston and Gillie Cunningham book page 33
Abc Hand outs
Abc Projector
Abc Find Someone Who.

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson ss will have been introduced to and practiced the simple present tense using Yes/No questions in the context of free time activities

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice controlled and less controlled speaking


Lead-in: (7-10 minutes) • 1-To set lesson context and engage them.

1- I show Ss some daily activities Mike usually does in his free time, and then elicit some of the actions he does and some that he doesn't do. Suggested questions: What's he doing? Name those activities. Do you practice these activities?Which one/s? Tell me more activities. Elicit does and doesn't statements related to the pictures. Feedback: W/C

Stage 2 (10-12 minutes) • Present the target language.

Give Ss 2 sets of papers the first set has some action verbs and the other set has the appropriate simple present suffix. T puts pieces of papers on the wall and then ask Ss in pairs to collect and then match the verb with the suitable suffix. T asks Ss to stick the verbs on the board and finally each S has to pronounce the verb loudly. At the end of the activity, Ss listen to check pronunciation.

Stage 3 (10-12 minutes) • To provide language clarification

T shows the passage on the board and then give Ss pieces of folded papers. T ask Ss to correct one chosen verb between brackets. Each group is allowed to check to the other group. Or they may unfold the papers to check answers.

Stage 4 (10-12 minutes) • Provide controlled activity (speaking)

T demonstrate the following activity with a student. T distribute the activity papers, and then ask Ss to work in pairs. 1-The first Ss should guess the information given about his/her partner. 2- T demonstrates loudly by saying sentences begins with I think... 3- T asks the S Yes/No question: Do you go swimming?............ 4- They have to put Tick or Cross 5- Finally Ss have to talk about their partners: He/she goes swimming. OR He/She doesn't go swimming.

Stage 5 (10-12 minutes) • less controlled activity. (Find Someone Who)

T gives Ss pieces of papers. Ss should find someone in the class does the same written activity/ies, write the name and then discuss their free time activities. T gives instructions and demonstrates the activity.

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