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To be or not to be
Beginner level


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of to be vs. simple present verb in the context of travel

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of simple present


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students review the term married and single

T will use a mark to divide the board into four parts . The first line will divide the board in half. Then divide those sections in half. Each sub-section should say have a picture of a married couple or a single man. Elict the terms single or married. Then write married or single on the board. Script: We will begin with with a game called married or single. T will produce a photo of a famous person like Donald Trump and Sarkan. T will take the photo and place it in the appropriate column. T will break S into groups and have them to that with the remaining photos.

Test #1 Is vs Action (8-10 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

Board the sentences I am/is a doctor. I watch/is TV. Elicite the answer then circle the correct one. Give SS handout 1 FB with Peer Correction then Answer Key.

Teach (15-20 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test

Board is/ are on one side of the board and do on the other. Give each group the cut- up of verbs and nouns and see which ones goes where. Demo this with the word watch Give S cut up and then use H.O. sentences with "watch" After that board the rule. I, you, we, +v1. Example. I watch TV. I, you, we, they+ is, am, are Example I am Turkish. Do HO. 2 FB

Free practice (13-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Script: Today we are not in a classroom we are on Tinder. Show them Tender screenshot. To use the website we need a few things. Give H.O. 3 Gap Fill Let students use phone to pick a picture and write in the gap fill info. Then S try mingle and try to find a date as their new selves.

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