Ezzat Ezzat

present simple
beginner level


in this lesson, students will discuss their opinions about the third persons in simple present tense and using it in third routines. They will listen to me talking about my family's routines. They have a short reading text about Tom's routine for more practice. There will be a speaking follow up about their own families.


Abc audio track 2.26, face to face SB
Abc HO3, a copied text
Abc HO2, a copied sheet
Abc audio track 2.27, face to face SB
Abc HO1 about a picture of a family

Main Aims

  • To introduce simple present through listening and reading of routines or daily life in the context of third person in simple present tense

Subsidiary Aims

  • to provide speaking fluency practice in a free conversation in the context of simple present tense


lead-in (3-5 minutes) • to generate interest in the topic

T will use a pic of a family and a short listening about the picture made by the teacher

listening task (5-10 minutes) • present the context with TL

I'm going to speak about my family's routines in the listening

Highlighting TL (5-7 minutes) • to focus on TL

I'll mark some sentences about people's routines and elicit 'she', 'he', '-s' or '-es' at the end of the verbs. Also I have an exercise for this stage.

clarifying (8-12 minutes) • to clarify the TL

To clarify the form, I'll use different examples and elicit the structure: [+]subject + verb [-]subject + doesn't + verb To clarify the pronunciation I'll underline '-s' and '-es' in the sentences on the WB; I 'll model and drill.

practice (10-15 minutes) • to provide pratice for the TL

A controlled practice using HO3 will be used in the model of gap-filling To provide freer oral practice, I'll ask the groups to talk about their families' routines

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