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
To practice controlled and less controlled speaking
Procedure (47-58 minutes)
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
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.
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.
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.
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.