Call the doctor?
provide ss with clarification, review and practice of present perfect simple in contrast with present perfect continuous in the context of health
To give Ss listening and speaking practice
Procedure (31-45 minutes)
To set my aim by introducing today's lesson "Perfect tense simple/continuous"in the context of health by showing a picture of a patient To elicit the possible answer of #What symptoms does the patient have? # What’s wrong with him? To ask the Ss to tell me what auxiliary verb we use to form perfect tense.
# To listen to the conversation between a doctor and patient. # Elicit the answer of these question...What symptoms does the patient have? What does the doctor suggest? # In groups Ss check their answers for the questions
# Give an exercise where the Ss have to fill in the gaps with verbs in Present Perfect simple/ continuous form # Ss listen again to the conversation to complete the exercise. # Ask the Ss to notice the verbs in Past participle form / -ing form # in Pairs they check their answers.
# To draw Ss' attention to the time reference in each tense # Elicit the continuity or the completion of the action. # In group Ss will talk together about the meaning of verbs in perfect tense. # elicit the form of the two tenses # drill some sentence to see the difference in form and pronunciation
# to check Ss' understanding of meaning & form. # Give a circle the correct form of the verb handout #In pairs Ss find the correct answer. # In Group Ss check their answers.
# In pairs, Ss read the prompts and form question # WC FB Am I asking about the future? No Am I asking about the past? Yes Can you see a specific time?Yes Is it about an experience in your life?yes
# In groups, Ss check their formed questions. # Give Ss time to check their question with answer keys # Make a quick review and feedback with the whole class