Kadir Yenidogan Kadir Yenidogan

Plan 6 (Newby, M)
B1 level


In this lesson, the Ss will learn about present continuous for future arrangements. The lesson starts with reviewing phrases like "I'm looking forward to..., I'm hoping to..., etc." which the Ss had learned last week. There will be some controlled, and then freer practices where the Ss will be able to execute what they have learned.


Abc grammar handout
Abc Worksheet

Main Aims

  • My main aim is to teach my students the present continuous for future events.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of future arrangements


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

-T will use last week's material that Michael taught about phrasal verbs for future events. -T will elicit the idea of those material are not the only way to speak for future plans.

Exposure (7-8 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

-T will write a sentence on the WB and will CCQ if the Ss can guess it's meaning. -T will give a handout to Ss and have them work in pairs. -T will have the Ss to peer-check their answers. -T will take a WC feedback.

Task (12-14 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-T will give a cut-up paper to the Ss about a trip, and will have them write sentences about what their plans are on that trip from the morning till at night. (give one example, remind Ss to write in the same language point by CCQs) (in-pairs) -T will have Ss peer-check. -T will set a context for future events by giving them a modal sentence orally. -T will have Ss to talk in groups about their plans this weekend in a present continuous state. -T will take feedback from each group.

Language Analysis (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the task language

-T will break down the form of present continuous for future arrangements on the WB. -T will do some pronunciation drilling. -T will give a sample sentence and take a WC feedback.

Language Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

-T will get the Ss to play find some who in an onion ring shape.

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