Yvelle Yvelle

Pre-Intermediate level


To provide clarification, review and practice of Present Perfect Simple (gone & been) in the context of travel


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of Present Perfect Simple (gone & been) in the context of travel

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a Conversation


Lead-In (2-3 minutes) • Engage Ss, Set the time, place, and players for Present Perfect Simple (been & gone)

1. Show slide of New York marathon 2. Ask Ss, "What is this? Where does it happen? When is the NY marathon?" 3. "Have you run a marathon before?" 4. Show slide of Ranulph and Mike 5. This is Ranulph Fiennes and Mike Stroud. They are both from England.

Stage One/Listening for Grammar (10-12 minutes) • Ss will listen to answer questions that draw attention to grammar usage

1. Instruct- "Listen to this news report and circle the correct answer below." 2. Give HO 3. Steps of listening 4. Fb- Check with partner

Stage Two/Elicit Meaning (5-7 minutes) • Ss will identify the difference btwn "have been" and "have gone"

1. Project a blank world map on the wb 2. Circle London as the starting point, "Where was the first marathon?" Patagonia 3. Draw an arrow going to Patagonia. 4. "From London, where have they gone?" Patagonia 5. "Did they stay in Patagonia?" No. Draw and "x" through Patagonia. "Where did they go next?" Draw arrow to each location 6. Rpt until they return to London 7. "Are they still in London?" Yes. 8. From New York, Where have Ranulph and Mike gone?" London

Stage Three/Meaning Development "Where's the Baby?" (10-12 minutes) • Activity will help create meaning for Present Perfect Simple (gone & been)

1. Have Ss stand up and make a circle facing each other 2. Introduce myself, "I'm auntie Yvelle and this is a baby." -hold up the stuff animal 3. "Where's the baby?" at Yvelle's 4. Toss the baby to another Ss 5. Instruct and demo- Ask the Ss to my right "Where has the baby gone?" 6. "The baby's gone to..." 7. The Ss with the baby asks the person to their right, "Where's the baby been?" 8. "The baby's been to..." 9. Once the Ss have the hang of it, step out of the circle, and listen for delayed EC

Stage Four/Elicit Form (8-10 minutes) • Ss identify grammar form

1. What is the past tense of go?- gone and been 2. Write on the wb "Where have/has I/you/he/she/they been?", "Where have/has I/you/he/she/they gone? 3. Ss describe the form 4. CCQs- Did this happen in the past? Is it still happening now? 5. Draw timeline 6. Identify stresses 7. Practice pronunciation

Stage Five/Practice Extension (10-12 minutes) • Ss will tell each other where they have been

1. Now it's your turn 2. On this map, mark where you have been to 3. Then, tell your partner about where you have been 4. Fb- Ask a Ss, "Where has ... been?"

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