Yasmine Mostafa Yasmine Mostafa

Unit 1- Speaking and Grammar
Intermediate class - level


In this lesson, students revise the question forms in different present and past tenses, and answering them fluently. The lesson starts by questions and answers. This was followed by eliciting the rule and practicing it . Finally, A feed back is given to the students and the teacher as well.


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Main Aims

  • To provide review of forming questions in different tenses and answering them in the context of close friends

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in dialogues in the context of About you: Q & A


Warmer (1-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask students to work in pairs to match the begining with the ending. Check answers with the class. Students then take turns asking and answering the questions. Encourage Students to make notes of their answers so that they can compare them. Ask students to compare their answerswith those of another pair

Language Focus (3-5 minutes) • To elicit the question form in different tenses

Focus the students' attention on the question form in the margins. Elicit which the tenses these questions are in (present simple, present perfect, past continuous, past simple).

Question Forms (1-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Ask the students to look at the table and focus their attention on the example Get the students to read out the completed questionsa) and b) Make sure that the students know why these questions belong in the present simple column of the table

Exercise 2 (3-5 minutes) • To clarify the right question form of different tenses

Ask the students to work individually to answer the questions and classify the tenses of the remainimg questions from Exercise 1. Go around ,monitor the students and give them some help. Check the answers with the class and ask them which two tenses are not included in the questions.

Practice1 - Exercise 3 (3-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Read the examples a and g from exercise 1 and highlight the position of the preposition. Ask the students invidually to rewrite the remaining questions in the right order. Go around and Monitor the students for help. Check answers with the whole class. Ask the stedents to work in pairs to ask and answer the questions.

Practice 2 - Exercise 4 (2-4 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Do the exercise with the students. Elicit the difference beteen" Who" as a subject and "Who" as an object.

Exercise 6 (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice

Go through the example and elicit that "Who" ius the subject of the question. Ask the students to write the questions individuallyusingg "Who" as a subject. Check answers with the students. Put the students in pairs to ask and answer the question.

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