Mehrdad Mehrdad

Mehrdad Kharazy Dehkharghani's TP4
Upper intermediate level


In this lesson students learn about differences between the present perfect and the Past simple. following from previous lesson's listening about gladiators.


Abc Straightforward
Abc straightforward
Abc Power Point Aid
Abc Audio Script

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Present Perfect & Past Simple in the context of I've worked here for over three years now.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of Travel


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

A picture will be presented and Students will have time to speak about different places in the picture.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T will ask these questions: 1. Have you been to any of the places in the picture? 2. Where did you go in your last trip?

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

The Ss will be reminded of the last listening task they had; they will be asked to choose the one they remember the speaker said while they listened to them; then the audio script is going to be given to the students.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Time table will be presented; the following information Used in Grammar box on page 39 will be given: 1. To speak about the actions in that started in the past and continue into present 2. Actions happening in an unfinished period of time 3. to speak about past actions when the time is not important for present perfect and 1. to speak about finished actions in the past. 2. to speak about past actions when time is stated.; more information about the time and meaning will be presented using the time tables on the board.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

I will use the Questions in Power point aid's second slide

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Students will answer ex.2 on page 39; they will have time to check answers in pairs; the answer key will be given to them.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

First picture on the Power Point Aid will come back on; They will be asked to make sentences about that picture and places there using the expressions on ex.3

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